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McKillip confesses to stealing metal grates
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An accused thief who was not afraid of heavy lifting has been bound on charges he stole drainage grates from a car wash to sell as scrap metal.The defendant, Dustin McKillip, has reportedly confessed to at least one theft claiming he needed the money to pay a child’s medical bills but has denied other similar thefts which lawmen believe he committed. He was bound to the grand jury on theft charges following a preliminary hearing Tuesday before General Sessions Judge Larry Ross. Meanwhile, while waiting for his date before the grand jury, McKillip has been ordered to serve the time he owes for violation of probation, along with five more days for failure to appear in court.His most recent case comes after the owners of Northside Car Wash discovered metal grates which covered their car wash floors were missing.