Two arrested for stealing from Goodwill donation boxes

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comMay 4, 2014 

A Columbus man and Phenix City woman are accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of items from Valley Rescue Mission and Goodwill donation boxes.

Besides theft by taking, both also face drug charges.

Arrested by Columbus police on Saturday were 25-year-old Antonio Carrow and 33-year-old Kelly Jackson.

According to the police report, early on Saturday morning, officers noticed a white Ford U-Haul van with an Arizona tag on Moon Road that they had been informed could be involved in the thefts. It was parked at the entrance of Central Christian Church.

The vehicle began to move and was stopped on Veterans Parkway near Spring Creek Village Apartments.

According to the report, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine and a glass pipe commonly used for smoking methamphetamine were found.

The thefts occurred between Wednesday between 12:01 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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