44-year-old Ricky Ruby (Photo: Lonoke County Sheriff's Office)
CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) - A Cabot man is under arrest for allegedly stealing scrap metal.
The Lonoke County Sheriff's Office got a report Jan. 3 just after 5 p.m. about someone at an abandoned home on Vice Lane loading something into a truck.
Officer talked with 44-year-old Ricky Ruby who officers say was in the process of loading scrap metal from the house to his truck.
The Sheriff's Office said Ruby told them he didn't know who owned the building, but he was "trying to be nice and help clean up the neighborhood."
Ruby was arrested for criminal trespass and theft of property.