Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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February 17, 2014

$50 worth of cable lands couple in jail

CROSSVILLE — A Cumberland County man and Roane County woman are to appear in General Sessions Court later this month after they were jailed and charged with the theft of metal cable that the owner estimated a value of $50.

Michael Paul Kerley, 25, 2074 Fall Creek Rd., is charged with burglary, theft of less than $500 and evading arrest.

Holly Jane Reynolds, 23, 203 Blair Rd., Harriman, is charged with a single count of theft of less than $500.

Deputies were called to a residence in the 700 block of Ozone Access Rd. Feb. 2 on a report of a burglary in progress and when Deputy Dustin Jackson arrived on the scene, he saw a green Nissan car parked beside a storage shed. Doors to the shed were open with a man and woman exiting the building.

Jackson handcuffed and took both into custody for an investigative hold, and then started to search the storage building for other suspects, when Kerley allegedly bolted into a nearby wooded area. After a short foot pursuit, the male suspect was taken back into custody and with the help of Deputies Zach Gilpin and Jon Human, the two were taken to the Justice Center for booking.

The property owners were contacted and walked through the storage shed and noticed two rolls of cable missing. One was found in the trunk of the green Nissan car with the second roll lying beside the vehicle.

Deputies also found a rear door to a residence pried open and a washer and dryer missing. A kitchen sink had been ripped from the kitchen counter and was found in the front yard with other pieces of metal.

Investigation is continuing.

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