Suspect Charged In Theft Of Lawn Mowers, Trailers

A 63 year-old man has been linked by the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office to the theft of lawn mowers and trailers reported stolen over a two day period.

Donald Hardman of Garland was arrested Thursday in Bladen County. He is currently being held under a $105,000 bond.

Three thefts were reported on June 30th and July 1st in the Roseboro and Salemburg areas.

“I would like to personally thank the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this case,” stated Sheriff Jimmy Thornton. ” We are blessed to have a great working relationship with other jurisdictions. This arrest is an example of why solid relationships are important between law enforcement agencies.”