By E’Lyse Golden, Investigative Reporter
Garland County Sheriff’s Department received a call on December 6 from the owner of a local sign shop about a theft.
The owner said that their employee, Chad Moore, 35, of East Jefferson Drive in Louisville, Kentucky, hadn’t come into work for several days.
The owner and Moore had been texting about the owner’s property. Moore had the owner’s shop key, tools, equipment, and other materials all valued at $1,897. Moore said he would bring the property back but hadn’t.
A warrant was issued for Moore’s arrest and he was arrested on December 8 around 12:00 pm by Garland County Sheriff ‘s Patrol Deputy Whitehead.
Moore is charged with Theft Of Property Valued More Than $1,000 But Less Than $5,000. Bond was set at $2,500. Moore made his bond and was released.
On December 21, GCSO Investigator Nobles was checking the Leads-On-Line awn tracking database for Chad Moore and found that he had pawned the owner’s property at multiple different pawn shops in Hot Springs and Little Rock.
Another warrant for Moore’s arrest has been issued.