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Pittsville Man Arrested for Theft of Metal Salting Machines

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Shannon Lee Hilton Shannon Lee Hilton

QUANTICO, Md.– The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office said they arrested a Pittsville man in connection with an alleged theft that occurred in Quantico.

On Tuesday around 1:30 p.m., a deputy from the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office arrested 32-year-old Shannon Lee Hilton who is accused of stealing two metal salting machines designed to salt a roadway during winter weather, police said. The incident occurred at the 6000 block of Quantico Road in Quantico.

The victim stated that the value of the two units together is $800, police said. During the investigation, the deputy located witnesses who said they observed Hilton driving away from the area with these items in the back of his truck.

The investigating deputy applied for an obtained a warrant for the arrest of Hilton. Police said upon arrest, the deputy transported Hilton to the Central Booking Unit where he was processed and taken in front of the District Court Commissioner.

After an initial appearance, the Commissioner released Hilton on personal recognizance.

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