Upon arrival to the scene, Officers found a vehicle with a dolly/hand truck sitting behind it. On it was loaded an air conditioning unit that had the wires cut. A second AC unit was still in place next to the building but the lines had already been cut. The suspect found at the truck, Charles Joshua Turner of Heath, Texas was detained until Forney Criminal Investigators arrived.
Turner was taken into custody and transported to the Forney Jail for booking. He is charged with a State Jail Felony for Theft of Property and a bond was set for $10,000.00. Seizure paperwork has been filed with the Kaufman County District Attorney’s office for Turner’s vehicle.
If anyone has experienced or witnessed any similar type of incident or has any information concerning any crimes, please contact the Criminal Investigations Division at the Forney Police Department at 972-564-7600. You can also leave information at Kaufman County Crime Stoppers at 1-877-847-7522 and possibly receive a reward for your information.