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Two arrested for looting in Lee Co.

Posted April 18, 2011 7:20 a.m. EDT
Updated April 18, 2011 7:25 a.m. EDT

— Two Sanford men are accused of looting during the aftermath of the tornadoes Saturday.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested Roy Lee Stone, 61, of 2791 Poplar Springs Church Road, and Larry Gary Knight Sr., 54, of 2806 Lemon Springs Road, after they were spotted inside the wreckage of a home on Poplar Springs Church Road.

The homeowner said Stone and Knight took jewelry valued at about $15,000. Both men were being held on $30,000 bond.