Madison County Sheriff's Office locates stolen items, arrests two men

Charles Butler (left) and Eric Barbee (right)

The sheriff's office said the items were found at a home in Gurley.

Posted: Sep 20, 2019 5:57 PM
Updated: Oct 23, 2019 10:32 PM

Update: All receiving stolen property charges were dismissed for Charles Butler and Eric Barbee.

Three receiving stolen property 1st-degree charges were dismissed for Butler as the "State of Alabama was unable to secure any witness for hearing."

A receiving stolen property 1st-degree charge and a receiving stolen property 3rd-degree charge were dismissed for Barbee since the "State of Alabama was unable to secure any witness for hearing."

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Original story:

The Madison County Sheriff's Office said investigators arrested two men who were found with stolen property in their possession. Charles Butler and Eric Barbee are facing felony receiving stolen property charges.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office said Butler is accused of having a stolen lawnmower from Mt. Carmel Elementary School at a home on Neal Drive.

The sheriff's office said investigators also found an ATV that was reported stolen in January at the same home. Both Butler and Barbee are charged with having the stolen ATV in their possession, according to the sheriff's office.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office said investigators are looking at filing additional charges against both men.

Butler is out of jail on bond. Barbee is still in the Madison County jail. His bond was revoked because of a parole violation.

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