Eufaula man arrested for theft

Christopher Brandon Nix (Source: Barbour County Sheriff's Office)
Christopher Brandon Nix (Source: Barbour County Sheriff's Office)

From: Barbour County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff LeRoy Upshaw announced the arrest of a Eufaula man for the theft of machinery parts from a residence and farm on Highway 131 in Eufaula, AL.

Sheriff Upshaw said that Christopher Brandon Nix, 24 , was arrested for allegedly stealing farm equipment parts, heavy machinery parts, vehicle parts, batteries, welding equipment, aluminum wheels and tires with a total value of  $8,910.

Sheriff Upshaw stated that the suspect used a four wheeler type of vehicle to come through a wooded area, taking the items and hiding them in the woods until picked up and transported away from the area.

Lt. David Morris worked the case and was able to locate where some of the items had been sold at different locations in Dothan, by Nix.

Nix was arrested and, charged with Theft Of Property 1st Degree, Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree.  Nix is being held in the Barbour County Jail with bonds totaling $13, 000.

Sheriff Upshaw stated that these kinds of thefts are on a rapid increase in Barbour County and, again asked that neighbors look out for each other and to contact his office if anything looks suspicious in your area at (334) 775-3434.