Police briefs - April 15

April 14, 2011

W.Va. men charged in theft of TV, laptop

BOLIVAR, W.Va. — Three Jefferson County men have been charged with burglary and conspiracy to commit burglary following a burglary on Polk Street in Bolivar, according a Harpers Ferry (W.Va.) Police Department spokesman.

Sonny W. Jones, 19, of Kearneysville, W.Va.; Jamar D. Washington, 19, of Ranson, W.Va., and Jacob K. Wilber, 20, of Charles Town, W.Va., were charged and arrested Wednesday, Cpl. M.S. Armentrout said.

On April 2, Armentrout said he responded to the 100 block of Polk Street for a burglary.

Armentrout said he spoke with a woman who stated three individuals came to her home the previous night.

One of the individuals was a friend of her deceased husband, Armentrout said.

The individuals went to her daughter's bedroom to get some video discs and left, Armentrout said.

The woman later said that a 32-inch flat screen television, a laptop computer, a portable DVD player and Wii system were missing from her home, Armentrout said.

Pa. man apprehended, charged in Md. burglary

FREDERICK, Md. — A Waynesboro, Pa., man who was listed on Frederick's Most Wanted webpage was captured Thursday morning in the first block of Thomas Johnson Drive, according to the Frederick Police Department.

Charles Theodore Wagner, 21, of 11450 Pine Hill Drive, was charged with first-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary and theft less than $1,000, police said.

Wagner was charged following a Nov.17, 2010 investigation in the first block of North Place, police said.

During the incident, the victim's home was burglarized and several items were taken, including several hundred dollars worth of jewelry and other items, police said.

Police said detectives were able to locate and apprehend Wagner after receiving an anonymous tip.

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