Crime

December 6, 2012

Three men arrested in theft of tools in Lexington County

Three men, including two brothers, face charges in connection with the theft of more than $8,000 in tools from a business on Lott Court near West Columbia, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday.

Arrested Wednesday were:

Charles William McCorkle, 42, of Pelion, on a charge of receiving stolen goods. McCorkle was released Thursday after posting bond.

Christopher Todd Taylor, 28, of Pelion, on charges of second-degree burglary and grand larceny. He was being held Thursday at the detention center.

Cliffton Scott Taylor, 26, of West Columbia, on charges of second-degree burglary and grand larceny. He was being held Thursday at the detention center.

Warrants allege that at about 2 a.m. Tuesday, the Taylor brothers broke into a glass business and took tools that McCorkle then received.

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