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Tenn. man arrested for stealing signs (no, it's not a baseball story)

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Police in Bristol, Tenn. say they discovered that a man had about 30 stolen street signs in his house - a discovery they hope will get him to stop.
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(CBS/AP) BRISTOL, Tenn. - An eastern Tennessee man was arrested for stealing 30 street signs that police say they found in his house.

The Kingsport Times-News reports police spotted some of the street signs on the walls of Daniel Cross' home when they responded to a call about a domestic incident on Saturday morning.

Police said they also recovered two traffic barrels and a couple of traffic cones.

According to the arrest report, police saw an orange traffic barrel and traffic cone in a corner and found more signs in a pile under a child's bed.

Cross told officers the signs were given to him by a friend. He said he was going to decorate with them.

Cross was charged with receiving or concealing stolen property.