Three arrested for stealing metal

Jennifer Lynn Perkins

Georgetown County sheriff's deputies arrested three people accused of stealing metal after doing a property check at Stein, Inc. on Highmarket Street, Wednesday.

Around 12:30 p.m., deputies spotted a suspicious car in the area of the business. They say as they checked on the car, three people walked out from behind a locked fence.

Sheriff's deputies interviewed the suspects and determined they were there to steal metal.

Deputies say they found metal in the car that matched metal behind the locked fence.

Donald Ray Poston, Jr., 44, Jeffery Lyle Dukes, 31, and Jennifer Lynn Perkins, 31, all of Georgetown, are charged with Trespassing and Petit Larceny.