Friday, September 14, 2012

Lancaster County Man Arrested for Stealing Car Batteries

Jeffrey Bernard McKnight
Forty-six year-old Jeffrey Bernard McKnight was arrested last week by Lancaster County sheriffs for allegedly stealing car batteries.

McKnight is accused of breaking into a storage cage at the Charlotte Highway Wal-Mart in Indian Land on three occasions. The last theft was in August, where McKnight stole around 150 car batteries with a value of close to $1350. Authorities say McKnight stole 34 batteries during the other two thefts.

McKnight is jailed in Lancaster County on a $60,000 surety bond. He is facing a host of burglary charges.

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested a man suspected of stealing batteries from Wal-Mart.

Jeffrey Bernard McKnight, 46, was arrested in Charlotte the first week of September. He was moved to Lancaster County Detention Wednesday. He is being held on $60,000 surety bond and faces several charges of burglary.