Solar panels stolen at the Oconee-Pickens line

Thieves took the solar panels that lit the entrance sign to Oconee County on SC 11 at the bridge over Lake Keowee to Pickens County.  The battery box was left damaged.  The crime was discovered at 5:45 last evening, and the Sheriff’s Office appeals to the public for information that can help arrest those responsible.  The price to replace the solar panels is estimated around $2,500.  You can qualify to be considered for a cash reward if you can provide information that leads to an arrest.  Call Crime Stoppers at 638-STOP.