Three Providence men face a variety of charges, two of them also sought on warrants, following their arrests on Sept. 19 at the Central Landfill.
Bobby Brewington, 62; Gregory Wilson, 52; and Grady Cruddup, 62, had 15 stainless steel sinks and a carbon tank loaded onto their pick-up truck when Johnston Police responded at about 1:30 p.m.
Ptlm. Adam Catamero reported that Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation Chief of Security Gary Maddocks called in the apparent theft, which Maddocks also said had been witnessed by a RIRRC worker.
In checking each man's identity, Catamero noted that he found search warrants issued for Brewington and Cruddup, and placed all three under arrest for conspiracy.
Officers charged Wilson one count of conspiracy and released him with a summons to appear for arraignment on Oct. 2.
At a Sept. 19 hearing in Third District Court, Crudup pleaded not guilty; the warrant had been issued for failure to appear at a payment hearing on suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident charges.
Crudup is next due in court for an Oct. 2 pre-trial on the new charge.
Police charged Brewington with a misdemeanor count of larceny; he pleaded not guilty at a Sept. 19 hearing and was released on personal recognizance until an Oct. 4 pretrial.
Brewington had been subject to arrest under a warrant issued by Sixth District Court for failure to appear at a payment hearing in a 2011 assault case filed by Providence Police. He owes $158.50 in fines and court costs, according to online court records.