A Point Pleasant, W.Va. man has been arrested, according to a release by Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin, for the alleged theft of construction equipment from Thomas Do-It Center in Gallipolis on Monday, November 6, 2017.

Shawn L. Cox, 36, was taken into custody based on the outcome of the investigation.

“I am thankful for this quick resolution to this investigation and being able to provide justice for the victim in this case,” said Sheriff Champlin. “Our deputies worked diligently from the tips provided by the public after surveillance images from this investigation were released on our social media site.  It’s this type of communication and cooperation between the citizens of Gallia County and law enforcement that is proving to be successful in solving these types of crimes promptly.”