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TBI charges local man in computer theft
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a DeKalb County man on a theft charge on April 26.Paul Allen Willingham, 33, was taken into custody and charged with stealing computers from his employer after he was indicted by the Davidson County grand jury last month.Willingham was charged with one count of theft of property over $1,000.According to the TBI, Willingham is alleged to have stolen two computers from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) while working as a computer tech for the agency.The 20th Judicial District Attorney General apparently requested that the TBI investigate the matter on March 20.The laptops were reportedly recovered in the investigation, and Willingham was fired from his position at TDEC.Willingham was booked into the Dekalb County Jail on a $10,000 bond, and was then transferred to the Davidson County Jail.