Stolen 4-Wheeler out of Sharp County Turns up in Lynn

On September 12, 2013 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Keith Collins (24) of Hoxie for theft by receiving.

The arrest comes after a Lynn area resident contacted the Sheriff’s Office about a 4-wheeler he had some concerns with. The Lynn resident had a boat that he had for sale and Collins

brought a 4-wheeler to the boat owner and offered to trade. Collins left the 4-wheeler for the boat owner to look at. The boat owner noticed that the ignition wires had been cut and said he had a bad

feeling about the 4-wheeler. The boat owner contacted the Sheriff’s Office to come out and look at the wheeler, a Honda Rancher. Investigators with the Sheriff’s Office went out and looked at the 4-
wheeler. It was determined that the 4-wheeler was stolen out of Sharp County.

The Sharp County Sheriff’s Office was contacted to come to the Lynn area to look at the 4-wheeler. Sharp County confirmed that the 4-wheeler had been stolen from Sharp County. The information gathered during the investigation was used to obtain a warrant for Collins.

Collins was placed under arrest and held in the Lawrence County Jail for a bond hearing. Bond was set at $5,000 and a Circuit Court date of September 30 was issued.