Lucedale man arrested, charged with stealing dump trailer and 18-wheeler

Lucedale man arrested, charged with stealing dump trailer and 18-wheeler
Jefferey Lee Hammons (Photo source: George Co. Sheriff's Office)

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - George County sheriff’s deputies arrested 43-year-old Jefferey Lee Hammons Monday. Hammons is charged with two counts of Receiving Stolen Property.

According to officials, deputies went to a property in the 100 block of Dixon Road on a tip about possible stolen property. Investigators found a stolen dump truck at the residence.

The trailer had been reported stolen in Noxubee County.

Deputies left and later returned to the residence, where they then found a semi-truck that had also been reported stolen out of West Point. Hammons was in the truck.

(Photo source: George Co. Sheriff's Office)
(Photo source: George Co. Sheriff's Office)

After his arrest, he was transported to the George County Regional Correctional Facility. A George County judge set his bond at $30,000 for each charge after his initial court appearance.

Anyone with information concerning this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601.947.4811.

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