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Man charged with taking Borla steel to sell for scrap

Staff Report • Mar 4, 2013 at 4:35 PM

A Jonesborough man was arrested Monday on a charge that he stole steel from his employer and sold it for scrap.

Aaron Thomas Taylor, 34, 787 Old Embreeville Road, was accused of taking stainless steel from Borla Exhaust Inc. while employed there from Oct. 17, 2011, until Feb. 8 of this year.

Police said Taylor stole stainless steel used in auto parts production and took it to area scrap businesses, where it was sold.

Charged with theft of property over $1,000, Taylor was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $10,000 bond. A Sessions Court appearance was set for April 4.