Man charged with stealing Westminster sign

Warrants have been issued for a man suspected of stealing a metal sign from Westminster Schools of Augusta.

The sign removed from the driveway of the property at 3067 Wheeler Road on Monday was recovered at Campbell’s Recycling, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Alton Creech.

Through recycling records authorities were able to identify the suspect as Gary Lee Harding, 54, of Augusta.

Creech said Harding received $2,000 for the sign.



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