Sumter man arrested, accused of stealing $1,800 worth of metal roofing

Joseph Albert Hilton Jr.
Joseph Albert Hilton Jr.(Sumter County Sheriff’s Office)
Updated: May. 17, 2021 at 4:35 PM EDT
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SUMTER COUNTY, S.C. (WIS) - The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man accused of stealing metal roofing.

Joseph Albert Hilton Jr., 57, has been charged with receiving stolen goods valued at $2,000 or less.

Officials say Hilton and a codefendant were found to be in possession of metal roofing that had been reported stolen from a construction site on Donnie Street.

According to reports, the metal roofing was valued at approximately $1,800.

Hilton was taken into custody on May 13. He was released on May 15 after meeting the conditions of his bond.

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