CRIME

2 South Carolina men arrested after stealing $40K worth of chicken, deputies say

May 31, 2023, 11:51 AM

Antonio Blackwell and Jeremy McFadden, left, are now in custody for their involvement in stealing b...

Antonio Blackwell and Jeremy McFadden, left, are now in custody for their involvement in stealing boneless chicken breasts worth about $40,000 from Pilgrim’s Pride, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. (Sumter County Detention Center/WHNS)

(Sumter County Detention Center/WHNS)

SUMTER, South Carolina (WHNS) — Two suspects are now in custody for their involvement in stealing boneless chicken breasts worth about $40,000 from Pilgrim’s Pride, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said the incident occurred on Tuesday, May 9.

Both suspects 30-year-old Antonio Blackwell and 37-year-old Jeremy McFadden were arrested on grand larceny charges.

Both were being held at the Sumter County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond, but Blackwell was released after making bond.


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2 South Carolina men arrested after stealing $40K worth of chicken, deputies say