MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Macon police arrested 35-year-old Eric Wayne Lewis early Thursday around 3A.M.
Lewis was seen driving a truck with a load of metal siding and other scrap metals. According to a news release, the vehicle fit the description given by an officer earlier in the day in regard to the theft of scrap metal from a vacant building at 1211 Gray Highway.
When an officer stopped Lewis, he stated that he got some of the metal from Chen's Wok on Zebulon Road and some from behind a building on Gray Highway. The officer confirmed the address from which the item was stolen. Lewis was arrested for 2 counts of theft by taking and criminal damage to property.