Area Teens Charged With Theft

STANTON - Two area teenagers have been arrested for recent thefts of scrap metal and implement parts from a location northeast of Leigh. Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger says Tyler Zimmerman of rural Clarkson and Michael Garretson of rural Creston, both 19, were arrested following an investigation into the thefts that occurred on more than one occasion. They allegedly sold the items for cash in Columbus. Unger says Zimmerman and Garretson are scheduled to appear in court next month on charges of theft and criminal trespass.