Burke theft suspects sought



The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two men after the theft of irrigation wire.

Authorities said Bobby Tremaine Douse and Kelvin Demarcus Stone damaged an irrigation system off Georgia Highway 24 West near the Burke-Jefferson county line.

According to a news release, a farmer spotted the pair after the theft but they ran into a wooded area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burke County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 554-2133.




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