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Boaz man arrested for stealing air compressor

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BOAZ, AL (WAFF) - A Boaz man was arrested and charged with one count of third degree burglary.

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrkin said 30-year-old Jason Todd Wordlaw was charged with the felony as well as one count of third degree theft of property, which is a misdemeanor.

The incident occurred at a residence located on Gazaway Road, in Boaz, on April 7th.

The Sheriff's Department said Wordlaw forced open the garage door at the home and stole a DeWalt air compressor valued at $150.00.

They said Wordlaw then sold the air compressor at an Albertville pawn shop.

A tip from a neighbor led to the arrest of Wordlaw. Investigators recovered the stolen piece of equipment from the pawn shop and returned it to the victim.

Wordlaw is currently being detained in the Etowah County Detention Center.

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