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MARLOW — A man who was wearing an ankle monitor as a condition of his release on bond on a grand larceny charge has been arrested after the monitor placed him at the scene of the theft of oilfield equipment.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Modified: August 17, 2011 at 8:51 am •  Published: August 17, 2011
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MARLOW — A man who was wearing an ankle monitor as a condition of his release on bond on a grand larceny charge has been arrested after the monitor placed him at the scene of the theft of oilfield equipment.

Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney says Lonnie Nunley was arrested Friday after a deputy and the owner of the stolen equipment saw some of the items in the back of Nunley's truck parked outside his home. McKinney says Nunley denied stealing the equipment — but the ankle monitor placed him at the oilfield at the time of the theft.

The GPS monitor was placed on Nunley in July as a condition of his release on bond after he was charged with stealing about $300,000 in equipment from other oilfields in southwest Oklahoma.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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