Christopher David Thornhill, 39

In April, Steve Adkins in Ringgold reported to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office that the trailer used by Boy Scout Troop 347 out of Ringgold Baptist Church had been stolen. 

Within two days the trailer had been safely returned with most of its contents intact. 

At the time, Investigator Devin Taylor said that the case was still under investigation and could not release a suspect at that time. 

Now, according to documents obtained from Pittsylvania General District Court, Christopher David Thornhill, 39, of Danville is charged with grand larceny of property for the alleged theft of the Boy Scout troop's camping trailer. 

According to the criminal complaint, the trailer was found for sale on an online resale app called Offer Up by Thornhill. Investigators found Thornhill's address through his Facebook profile, a place on Martin Road in Danville. 

There, investigators found the trailer attached to a Nissan X-terra registered to Thornhill. Investigators arrested Thornhill on May 8. His bail was set at $2500. 

The Sheriff's Office valued the trailer at around $4000 and its contents at $1000. The trailer and the camping materials inside were purchased by the Boy Scout troop with fundraiser money several years ago. 

Thornhill is being arraigned in Pittsylvania General District Court Monday. 

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