Weldon Jason Hill of Commerce was recently arrested on a charge of theft of property. The property in question was stolen in December in Delta County, police said.

After the incident,  an antique Dr. Pepper cooler, blow torches, chainsaw and copper wire were reported stolen from a building west of Klondike. 

Sergeant Charla Anderson led the investigation, assisted by Deputies Jeremy Jones, Jacob Watkins and Investigator Jeremy Norsworthy.

Only the Dr. Pepper cooler and blow torches were recovered.

City of Melissa

Former Hopkins County Fire Chief Carl Nix, wanted on a theft charge, turned himself in to Delta County Sheriff's officers this morning, according to KETR’s Cindy Roller. Nix was the subject of a third-degree felony theft warrant from Hopkins County.

Nix was arraigned later on Friday. Eighth Judicial District Judge Eddie Northcutt set Nix’s bond at $10,000. Nix was released after posting the bond, according to Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith.