From Candler County Sheriff's Office: On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, the Candler County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint for theft from a citizen in the City of Metter. It was reported that a Trump/Pence 2020 election campaign sign was stolen from private property. An investigation was conducted.
The investigation resulted in the arrest of a parcel carrier with Amazon, Fred Bumba of Jacksonville, Florida. Investigators arrested Bumba on August 20, 2020. Bumba was charged with theft by taking and criminal trespass.
Each campaign season we receive complaints of sign thefts. The theft of campaign signs is a crime.