HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - West Virginia State Police and a Martinsburg City Police K-9 unit followed the money Monday morning to find a suspected burglar.
The thief allegedly left a trail of $5 bills along his escape route after burglarizing the Eagle Mart on W.Va. 9.
Carroll Wayne Light Sr., 43, was charged with breaking and entering and was jailed in lieu of $30,000 bond, according to documents at Berkeley County Magistrate Court.
Trooper D.M. Olack responded to a 4:44 a.m. alarm at the business, finding a glass window on the door smashed. Olack also found the deadbolt on the back door unlocked and several $5 bills lying on the pavement.