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Alleged out-of-town thieves
thwarted by local residents

From the Nov. 20, 2018
issue of The Journal

By Richard Harris
   Marion County Sheriff Derrell Neal is thanking citizens who helped stop a trio of alleged out-of-town thieves from ripping off local residents.
   "The people of Marion County helped us stop and solve this crime," said Sheriff Neal. "Please, let's all ... The rest of the story.

Update: Suspect threatens to sue
On November 27 the female suspect contacted The Journal and threatened to sue the newspaper about the story below. She accused the sheriff of lying and she says the charges are bogus. She added: "You backwoods country bumpkins need to concentrate more on the important things going on around you instead of slandering someone's name."