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New Springfield man accused of stealing tug boat propeller

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Brandon O'Neil Brandon O'Neil
NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio -

A New Springfield man is in the Mahoning County jail awaiting extradition to Texas where he's wanted for stealing an expensive piece of scrap metal.

New Middletown Police arrested 20-year-old Brandon O'Neil Friday night as they were answering a complaint about someone setting off fireworks.

Officers discovered that a nationwide arrest warrant had been issued for O'Neil in Port Arthur, Texas.

Authorities in Texas say O'Neil is accused of stealing a four blade tug boat propeller from a scrap yard.

Investigators estimate the value of the propeller to be between $50,000 and $90,000.

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