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Man steals 183 truck loads of dirt from property of elderly woman

By Mason White 5:50 PM April 6, 2017
Dennis Smith
Dennis Smith
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) A man found himself behind bars after stealing dirt from an elderly woman, according to police in Georgia.

Senoia police said that they have arrested 65-year-old Dennis Smith, after being accused of stealing 183 truck loads of dirt from the 80-year-old woman, who was not identified.

Smith has been charged with theft by deception and forgery. He was booked into the Coweta County Jail, pending a bail hearing.

According to the police investigation, Smith worked as a broker to builders who needed dirt. Smith sold the builders dirt by the truck load.

However, Smith took the dirt from the woman’s property without her permission. Smith managed to steal 3,000 tons of dirt from the property before the woman noticed.

The 183 truck loads of dirt is enough to fill an entire football stadium. Police said that the builders had no idea that Smith provided them with stolen dirt.

They offered to repair the elderly woman’s property.