Posted: Mar 22, 2013 9:57 AM
Updated: Mar 22, 2013 10:14 AM
A Harrison County volunteer firefighter has been arrested after he was charged with stealing firefighter equipment.
Anthony W. Carson, 26, charged with 11 counts of theft of firefighter equipment. Police say the thefts occurred between July 1, 2012 - Dec. 8, 2012. The Sheriff's Office started investigating in February.
Carson is accused of pawning the items at various central Kentucky pawn shops. Among the items he allegedly pawned were six chainsaws, two leaf blowers, two generators and a water pump. The total value was $9,917.
Carson was arrested March 13. He is due in court on March 25.