Henderson man charged with stealing kitchen sink
Posted August 4, 2011
Henderson, N.C. — Henderson police say that a 57-year-old man stole the kitchen sink and other metal fixtures from a rental home to sell as scrap metal.
Police said that Jimmy Wimbush, of 412 Booth St., broke into a house at 704 Arch Street on July 25 and stole $700 worth of property, including a gas heater, the kitchen and bathroom sinks, storm doors and faucets.
He planned to sell the metal to a recycling business, police said. Officers recovered the gas heater and kitchen sink.
Wimbush was charged with obtaining property by false pretenses and receiving stolen goods.