Mink Motor Sales larceny suspect arrested

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By Staff Reports

Galax police arrested Billy Dean Caldwell, 54, of Galax, on Jan. 24 and charged him in connection with a burglary at Mink Motor Sales.

The department began investigating the incident on Jan. 15, according to Galax Police Chief Rick Clark. To help identify those involved, a photo of the suspect vehicle, taken from a surveillance camera, was shared on the department’s Facebook page and in The Gazette.
Police officers Drew Burnett and Jason Hawks arrested Caldwell and charged him with larceny and destruction of property, according to the report.
Caldwell is being held in the New River Valley Regional Jail pending an appearance in the Galax General District Court.