Bridgeport couple arrested in theft of Flat Rock home

Mar 7, 2012 Full story: Alabama Live 11

A second Bridgeport resident has been charged with second-degree theft in connection with a theft from a Flat Rock home in September, a Jackson County Sheriff's Department news release said.

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Chattanooga, TN

#1 Mar 9, 2012
YEPPIE
nevaeh

Jasper, TN

#2 Mar 9, 2012
Peggy Elaine Smith, 36, of Bridgeport & Mark Allen Smith, 37, of Bridgeport

SCOTTSBORO, Alabama - A second Bridgeport resident has been charged with second-degree theft in connection with a theft from a Flat Rock home in September, a Jackson County Sheriff's Department news release said.

Peggy Elaine Smith, 36, of Bridgeport turned herself in at the Jackson County Jail Tuesday, the news release said. Mark Allen Smith, 37, of Bridgeport was charged Feb. 7 while in jail on unrelated charges, the release said.

The arrests were the result of a five-month investigation by investigator Marty May.

Authorities said a man and a woman went to a residence on Jackson County 71 in Flat Rock in September and asked for directions. The man talked to the homeowners while the woman went to the bathroom. The homeowners noticed several items missing including credit cards, a wallet and a roll of coins after the visitors had left.

None of the stolen items have been recovered.

Peggy Smith was released on bond and Mark Smith remains in jail, the release said.
jc

Trenton, GA

#3 Mar 10, 2012
Omg lol
Allen

Rossville, GA

#4 Mar 10, 2012
nevaeh wrote:
Peggy Elaine Smith, 36, of Bridgeport & Mark Allen Smith, 37, of Bridgeport
SCOTTSBORO, Alabama - A second Bridgeport resident has been charged with second-degree theft in connection with a theft from a Flat Rock home in September, a Jackson County Sheriff's Department news release said.
Peggy Elaine Smith, 36, of Bridgeport turned herself in at the Jackson County Jail Tuesday, the news release said. Mark Allen Smith, 37, of Bridgeport was charged Feb. 7 while in jail on unrelated charges, the release said.
The arrests were the result of a five-month investigation by investigator Marty May.
Authorities said a man and a woman went to a residence on Jackson County 71 in Flat Rock in September and asked for directions. The man talked to the homeowners while the woman went to the bathroom. The homeowners noticed several items missing including credit cards, a wallet and a roll of coins after the visitors had left.
None of the stolen items have been recovered.
Peggy Smith was released on bond and Mark Smith remains in jail, the release said.
These people must be new to Bridgeport.
jc

Trenton, GA

#5 Mar 10, 2012
Who the thieves ? The thieves ain't new to town lol
watchu

Trenton, GA

#6 Mar 10, 2012
maiden name elaine cagle
Bwahahahaha

South Pittsburg, TN

#7 Mar 11, 2012
Hmm.. Didn't Elaine used to be a cop? Wow tables turn!
really

Trenton, GA

#8 Mar 13, 2012
used to be a police officer in s.pitt.
Jcc

United States

#9 Mar 19, 2012
She's not from Bridgeport,from Southpittsburg.....
jc

Morganton, NC

#10 Jul 17, 2012
Well when is she gonna serve time for it ?
considerthis

Morristown, TN

#11 Jul 18, 2012
don't matter where they are from or the maiden names. they are thieves. stop trying to "lump" people because they share a name you "Might" know.

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