Tool theft caught on camera
A Polk County man, caught on camera stealing tools and equipment from a vehicle, was arrested and charged with burglarizing just 9 hours after the incident.
Bradley County deputies responded to call from a resident of the Bucks Pocket community Wednesday morning, who reported that someone had broken into his vehicle, taking tools and equipment valued at over $2,500.
Investigators were able to use the video and identify the suspect, Jeffery Mackenzie Swallows of Old Fort, TN.
Swallows was booked into the Bradley County Jail, charged with Auto Burglary and Theft Over $2500.00.