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Williamson Co. Deputies arrest mailbox theft suspects

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Posted at 8:57 PM, Jul 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-03 21:57:23-04

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Two people were arrested by Williamson County Sheriff's Office Deputies on Saturday for mailbox theft.

A man and a woman were spotted checking a mailbox on Southern Preserve Lane in Franklin.

Deputy Elijah Kelley was responded to a suspicious activity call around 1 a.m. when he spotted a Dodge Stratus car that Deputies were looking for in connection to mailbox thefts in Peytonsville, Bethesda and Thompson's Station.

Kelley then conducted a traffic stop and found several packages and mail from residents all over the county inside the car.

47-year-old Clifford Wayne Watkins and 40-year-old Sandra Gail White were arrested and charged with theft of property under $1,000.

They were both released from jail Saturday afternoon after posting bond.

Both have a court date on September 22, 2021.