Deputy intercepts suspected stolen goods headed to flea market

BENTON, Tennessee (WDEF) – A Polk County deputy pulled over a truck loaded with stolen goods headed to the flea market.

The Toyota was headed south on Highway 411 on Saturday when the deputy ran  the tag and it came back stolen. He pulled it over in Ocoee.

The McMinn County truck had actually been stolen in Murray County, Georgia.

Investigators say a chainsaw on the back was stolen from an RV in Delano.

And a Cub Cadet riding mower had also been stolen in McMinn County.

Investigators charged Christopher Dawson of Athens and Tonya Swinback from Niota with various burglary charges.

They believe the two were taking the items to sell at the flea market.

Christopher Dawson  & Tonya Dawson


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