(WTVA) - One man has pleaded guilty and another requested he go to trial in a federal investigation into stolen trailers full of merchandise in Mississippi.
William Braddock, 54, of Memphis, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to steal merchandise being shipped in interstate commerce.
He is among six people accused of in a conspiracy to steal trailers at truck stops in Mississippi, Tennessee and other states.
Among locations where trailers were stolen in Mississippi included Fulton, Oakland, Hickory Flat, Baldwyn and Okolona.
The merchandise was driven to a warehouse in Nashville and unloaded before being transported to Michigan.
The items taken included personal hygiene products, food, motor oil and antifreeze.
Braddock will be sentenced at a later date.
Brian Lucas, 31, of Memphis, notified the court he wanted to proceed to trial in the case.
The judge says jury selection will begin Monday in U.S. District Court in Oxford.
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