One truck, one car stolen and found in Mill Spring

Published 10:59 am Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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Two South Carolina men arrested for larceny 


MILL SPRING––On February 1 at 7 a.m., a 2016 Volkswagen station wagon was reported stolen to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.  The vehicle had been stolen from a residence on Red Fox Rd. in Mill Spring.  Following that report, at 7:50 a.m., a brand new 2021 Ford F250 was reported stolen from Greenville County, SC.

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The F250 had two pistols inside the truck. 

Later that same day, Deputy Page and Deputy Guerrero of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office located both the Volkswagen and F250 at a residence on Burt Blackwell Road in Mill Spring.  The deputies cleared the residence to perform a search warrant and were able to find the two stolen pistols from the F250, as well as the vehicle’s keys inside the residence.

Both the Volkswagen and the F250 were returned to their owners within hours.

The two men arrested for larceny of a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle were Kenneth Lee McDowell of South Carolina and Aaron Cody Dillon of South Carolina.  Dillon was given a $16,000 bond and was picked up by South Carolina Probation and Parole for outstanding warrants out of South Carolina, which included escaping from home detention.