SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - Sumter County deputies have arrested a man accused of stealing scrap metal and selling it for personal profit since 2017.
Officials say 42-year-old Samuel Prescott Jr. stole scrap metal on multiple occasions from a business located on Industrial Road.
Prescott went on to sell the metal to another business. The metal, according to the sheriff’s office, was valued at $850,758.30.
Prescott was arrested on January 14 and was released on a $25,000 bond on the same day.