Updated 10/26/2017

Tuesday, a utility trailer was reported stolen from Quick Stop Gas Station on Columbia Highway.

Giles County Sheriff's Department Investigators located the stolen trailer at 150 Mines Road at the residence of Chadwick Lane Stanford, 39.

Stanford was arrested without incident and charged with theft over $1,000. He remains in the Giles County Jail on $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Nov. 16.

The investigation continues and additional arrests are forthcoming in the case.

Sheriff Kyle Helton is asking citizens of Giles County to be observant of their surroundings because theft of utility trailers is on the rise across the county.