Man Steals Log Splitter and Lawn Mower From Smithville Business

43 year old Steve Franklin Mabe Jr. was arrested on Wednesday, December 28 for theft of property over $1,000.  According to Dekalb County Police took a report earlier in the day from an employee of Tractor Supply Company concerning the theft of a 42″ Cub Cadet riding mower and a 25 ton Country Line log splitter. Upon investigation it was determined that Mabe had taken the items without the consent of the business. Mabe’s bond is $20,000. His court date is January 12. (