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Newark man charged with felony theft by receiving

A 23-year-old Independence County man has been charged with felony theft by receiving.

The court record said Brandon Tyler Lay of Cord Road in Newark has been charged in connection with the theft of an electric winch that was stolen off a trailer on Cave Creek Road on August 12 or thereabouts.

Lay had gotten possession of the missing electric winch and tried to sell it for $300. The court documents said the replacement cost of a new Warn brand electric winch is between $1,600 and $1,800.

Lay is in custody and is under a $5,000 bond.

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