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Union County sheriffs busted a chop shop with 11 stolen vehicles, found in Myrtle.

Posted: Aug. 27, 2018 10:53 PM
Updated: Aug. 28, 2018 9:13 AM

UNION COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Union County sheriff's deputies busted a chop shop with 11 stolen vehicles, found in Myrtle.

Brett Robbins, 37, from Pontotoc, is accused of stealing vehicles and selling them for parts, Sheriff Jimmy Edwards said.

The vehicles were stolen from all over North Mississippi and even in Memphis.

The reports of the stolen vehicles add up to $100,000.

Robbins had been running the shop for the last three or four months, according to Edwards.

Robbins is being charged with one account of operating a chop shop and 11 accounts of stolen property.

If anyone received a part of some sort from Robbins, you are asked to call the Union County Sheriff's Department.

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