Last updated: January 13. 2014 5:48PM - 1611 Views
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A Middlesboro man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a building and stealing a water heater.

Claude Elvis Dixon II, 18, was arrested by Officer Keith Lowe of the Middlesboro Police Department and charged with second-degree burglary.

The arrest citation states Dixon and a friend entered a dwelling on 45th Street and stole a hot water heater. The two were caught leaving the residence pushing a dolly down the road with a hot water heater on it.

Lowe said Dixon was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia for having a small baggie with a green leafy substance and white cigarette papers inside his pocket. He was also charged with third-degree unlawful transaction with a minor for having a minor with him when he allegedly entered the dwelling and stealing the water heater.

Dixon was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center.

Others arrested include:

* Tim Allen Lamb, 47, of Middlesboro, was arrested on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting), theft by deception under $500, public intoxication with a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance (second or greater offense);

* Darryl Edward Smith, 20, of Middlesboro, was arrested on a charge of violation of Kentucky EPO/DVO.

Reach Anthony Cloud at 606-248-1010, ext. 1125, acloud@civitasmedia.com

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