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Pedigo charged with stealing from deceased neighbor
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A man faces double charges after he allegedly stole from the dead and then ran from the law.The suspect, James Lee Pedigo, 32, is charged with evading arrest, reckless endangerment, burglary of a habitation, and grand theft.Pedigo’s charges come for two separate incidents, the first of which began when a home was broken into on Dab Jones Road in the Centertown area. A relative of the person who owned the home, the homeowner now deceased, went to the residence and discovered someone had broken in and taken numerous items. The list included, but wasn’t limited to, a utility trailer, Honda ATV, John Deere mower, Whirlpool washing machine, compressors, and scrap metal.