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Monday, November 2, 2020, Atoka Police Officer Chase Franklin was informed of a trailer that was stolen from East Allison Road had been located at a residence on South Lady Cat Drive.
The trailer had been reported stolen to the Atoka County Sheriff’s Office.
Officers James Riley and Franklin arrived at the residence to investigate the theft.
Located next to the home was a 12 foot black Top Hat trailer with multiple dents. The VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) and trailer name had been ground off.
The officers were told the trailer belonged to Aurbra Zed Moon, 33, of Atoka, by a subject inside the residence.
Officer Franklin made contact with Moon, who had returned to the residence.
Moon told the officers the trailer was his, and he was “taking it to a trailer shop to be restored.
He could not produce a title or bill of sale for the trailer. The reason being he had purchased it four years ago, and did not keep up with the paperwork.
The victim was contacted to identify the trailer. They arrived at the home, pointing out the dents, and stated the trailer was theirs.
Dispatch advised Officer Franklin of Moon’s active warrant through Pittsburg County.
After the victim was able to confirm the trailer was theirs, Moon was placed under arrest for his warrant, possession of stolen property, defacing a VIN, damage to private property, and malicious injury to property under $1,000.
He was transported to the Atoka County Jail for booking. The trailer was recovered and returned to the owner.
Moon is charged with knowingly receiving or concealing stolen property (felony), possession of equipment with altered ID (misdemeanor), malicious injury to property under $1,000 (misdemeanor).