Charleston police searching for man accused of stealing two utility trailers

Lauren Bland Cook, 30 of Chisolm Road, is wanted for property crimes, Charleston police said.

Charleston police are searching for a man accused of stealing a pair of utility trailers.

Lauren Bland Cook, 30 of Chisolm Road, is wanted on two counts of property enhancement, Charleston police spokesman Charles Francis said.

Investigators in an affidavit accused Cook of stealing a white, 2008 utility trailer worth $6,000 from a construction site off Bees Ferry Road on April 17. The trailer was filled with about $5,000 worth of tools, the affidavit states.

Investigators said Cook of stole a second trailer worth $2,000 from the site on that same day, according to an affidavit.

Both trailers were found at his mother’s home on Humbert Road, the affidavit states,

Anyone with information on Cook can call the Charleston Police Department at 577-7434 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111, Francis said.