Metropolis Man Behind Bars for Theft

METROPOLIS – A Metropolis man is behind bars in connection to a theft in Massac County.

The Massac County Sheriff’s Office says officers were called on Sunday night to a home on the 600 block of May Avenue after it was reported that someone was on the property and that items had gone missing.

Deputies arrived and arrested 33-year-old Cody Atkinson and placed him in custody. A search of his home found several items missing from the May Avenue property.

Atkinson faces theft charges of over $500.