LCSO Detectives Arrest Two for Thefts from Roofing Business

By: LCSO Release
By: LCSO Release

Tallahassee, Florida - Feb. 16, 2012 -

On February 15, 2012, Russell McKeithen contacted the Leon County Sheriff’s Office and reported the theft of building materials from his roofing business which is located in the 400 block of Crossway Road. McKeithen told deputies and detectives that he believed several hundred pounds of aluminum and a generator had been stolen from the business. McKeithen began noticing aluminum siding and other materials missing since January.

Detectives from the Crimes against Property Unit were able to determine that James W. Langford, a former McKeithen Roofing employee, and Raymond M. Smith, a current McKeithen Roofing employee, had sold 350 pounds of scrap aluminum to a local metal recycler since January when the thefts began.

Detectives also determined that Smith pawned the stolen generator in December, 2011 and forged his name to a stolen office check. Smith and Langford were interviewed by detectives and both indicated
their involvement in this series of crimes. They were taken to the Leon County Jail.


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  • by Inthaknow on Feb 18, 2012 at 04:25 PM
    Slaves to the Grind !
  • by Thug live on Feb 17, 2012 at 02:40 PM
    my brotha bubby will be waiting on yall
  • by Ma Location: Tallahassee on Feb 17, 2012 at 10:19 AM
    LOL!
  • by joe Location: woodville on Feb 17, 2012 at 09:06 AM
    one word CRACK
  • by merry Location: woodville Fl on Feb 16, 2012 at 08:09 PM
    I feel that Smith need to go to prison he should never get out.this is not his first time and want want be the last,I hate THIEVES,
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      by Anonymous on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:29 PM in reply to merry
      You also apparently hate the English language, since you just slaughtered it ...
  • by man oh man on Feb 16, 2012 at 03:29 PM
    I hate thieves. Go straight to jail, do not pass GO and do not collect $200.
  • by dog Location: gone on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:58 PM
    This is what an IDIOT looks like.
  • by The white man on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:55 PM
    Just boys being boys. Thugs
  • by yikes on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:10 PM
    Whoa! That's some unibrow he's got!!!
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:51 PM in reply to yikes
      Is that unibrow or grease?
      • reply
        by Anonymous on Feb 16, 2012 at 03:33 PM in reply to
        yes
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        by Jones on Feb 17, 2012 at 04:22 AM in reply to
        At last! Living proof that Neanderthals mated with modern man!
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