Washington County, Va., Sheriff Fred Newman said the larcenies were committed at two businesses and that more than $47,000 in property was stolen.
The stolen property included electric motors and other heavy metal parts.
These thefts happened between late August and the middle of September.
Nathan Shaw Harman of 1055 Downey Road, Chuckey, and Anthony Scott Sutton of 1870 Chuckey Hwy., Chuckey, were arrested late Thursday evening by Greene County Sheriff’s deputies. Both men were awaiting extradition proceedings in the Greene County Jail.