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Blotter: Two men accused of stealing toys from school nursery

Nov. 14, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The following information was provided by reports filed with the Huntington Police Department:

BREAKING AND ENTERING: Aaron Austin Porter, 36, of Huntington, was charged with felony breaking and entering and a misdemeanor capias, and Michael Daniel Garrett, 47, also of Huntington, was charged with felony breaking and entering and two misdemeanor capias charges. Both men were arrested in connection with an incident that occurred Tuesday morning.

An officer on patrol in the 1400 block of 7th Street at 3 a.m. Tuesday observed two men walking in the area carrying bags.

One of the men placed his bag into a trash can, and the second man had a large trash bag containing several children's toys. The officer took the men into custody after a background check revealed warrants for each man's arrest. While searching the area, the officer found the door to the St. Joseph Elementary School nursery was open.

WANTON ENDANGERMENT: Bryan E. Cook, 48, of Huntington, was charged with felony wanton endangerment Monday night. Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of 18th Street at 9:28 p.m. after receiving several reports of a person firing a gun from a porch. When officers arrived, they found a man and a woman on the porch, and they were ordered to the sidewalk along with a teenage juvenile, who was inside the home.

Officers located several shell casings on the porch and the steps leading to it. They also found a gun matching the shell casings in a dresser drawer inside the house.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

BURGLARY: A 60-year-old man reported someone entered his home in the 4500 block of Piedmont Road by unknown means sometime between Saturday and Monday and took $1,200 in jewelry, a firearm worth $450 and $100 in change.

BURGLARY: A 44-year-old woman reported someone removed three bags containing $2,420 in photography equipment from her home in the 600 block of 4th Street sometime between Nov. 7 and Sunday. The woman said she was home every day during that time frame, but she only noticed the bags were missing from her residence on Sunday.

LARCENY: A 58-year-old man reported someone took $700 in jewelry and $250 in collectible coins from his residence in the 2900 block of Piedmont Road sometime between Oct. 1 and Nov. 8. Police have a suspect.

The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville:

Lindsey Natia Eddy, 19, was incarcerated at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Putnam County arrested her on a bond revocation.



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