MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- A Martinsburg man was charged in connection with the theft of a video game system and other items Friday night from a home in the 100 block of Maple Avenue, according to a Martinsburg Police Department press release.
John Andrew Jollon, 45, of Polo Green Drive, was charged with burglary, police said.
In addition, Jorge Alberto Silva, 42, of Rubens Circle in Martinsburg, was charged with possession or transfer of stolen property and obstructing an officer after police determined he bought the video game system and a stolen mp3 player from Jollon, police said.
On Friday about 6 p.m., Cpl. C.M. Phelps spoke with the victim of the burglary, who said someone entered her home while she and her two grandsons were inside. The woman said she confronted the burglar, who said he was selling a video game system, then left through the back door, police said. After he left, one of the woman's grandsons discovered his Nintendo GameCube system was missing, police said.