Fort Valley man arrested on theft charge

A Fort Valley man was arrested Sunday morning for attempting to steal a truckload of metal from a business in the 6800 block of U.S. 341 South, according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.

Crawford County deputies arrested Christopher Lee Allmond, 24, about 12:30 a.m. after they found him behind A&W Twin Wire Arc with metal in the back seat and bed of his pickup. Allmond was charged with theft by taking.