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Local man arrested after crime spree of theft
From the October 2, 2013 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
Jerel Derek Irvin is behind bars after an alleged one-man crime spree in Marion County that seemed like a redneck version of the movie Fast and Furious
gone very wrong. One of the vehicles he stole was a tractor, which he ditched in Taylor County after a wheel fell off. Another vehicle got stuck in a ditch. Another one stopped running in the middle of a field beside the house where he stole it.
Irvin, 27, of Mauk allegedly began the string of thefts on Sept. 14 by taking a tractor-trailer from the loading dock of Pine Oak Products on Barwick Road. It was found the next day, damaged and abandoned in Taylor County.
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