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Man reports discovering theft at his residence in progress

Mar. 26, 2013 @ 11:00 PM

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

BURGLARY: The owner of a residence in the 900 block of Washington Avenue reported he had been fixing up the residence before moving in.

On Monday morning, he went inside to continue working on it, and he said he found a man inside the kitchen, holding an air conditioning unit from the home. He said he asked the man what he was doing, and the man only replied, "I'm sorry. I'm sorry."

The homeowner said he asked the man what else he was stealing, and the homeowner discovered the man already had taken $1,000 in copper pipes from the home. He said the man also fled with parts from the air conditioning unit, worth $200.

Police have a suspect.

BREAKING AND ENTERING: An employee with Hi-Tech Electric, based in Ashland, reported that someone stole $30,000 in copper wire from a construction site along Kinetic Drive in Huntington sometime between last Saturday and Monday.

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY: An employee of Adams Landing reported that someone attempted to break a top portion off of nine washers and nine dryers at the facility in an attempt to get money from the machines sometime between last Friday and Monday. The employee said no money was taken from the machines, which sustained a total of $2,500 in damage.

BURGLARY: A 32-year-old man reported someone forced entry into his home in the 600 block of Madison Avenue on Monday and took $1,450 in electronics and $90 in cash.

BREAKING AND ENTERING (AUTO): A 49-year-old man reported someone pried open and shattered a window in his vehicle while it was parked in the 500 block of Monroe Avenue on Tuesday morning. The only item the man reported missing from the vehicle was a pair of gloves worth $50, and the vehicle sustained $700 in damage.

BURGLARY: A 21-year-old man reported someone entered his residence in the 2000 block of 7th Avenue last Friday morning and took $1,600 in electronics. The man said he was home at the time of the incident, but he did not hear any activity.

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

Jack Rolfe, 20, was incarcerated at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with felony wanton endangerment, felony threats of a terroristic act, felony possession of a deadly weapon at a school facility and felony failure to appear in court. Bond was denied.

Joseph Lloyd Smith, 29, was incarcerated at 1 a.m. Tuesday. Authorities in Mason County charged him with being a fugitive from justice, along with misdemeanor obstruction, petit larceny and destruction of property. Bond was denied.

Courtney Ann Paxton, 22, was incarcerated Monday. Authorities in Putnam County charged her with a felony bond revocation. Bond was denied.

Danuell Marcum, 39, was incarcerated Monday. Authorities in Wayne County charged her with two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and a single count of conspiracy. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Christy Dawn Speer, 37, was incarcerated Monday. Authorities in Wayne County charged her with felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

Robert Lee Evans, 39, was incarcerated Monday. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and a single count of conspiracy. Bond was denied pending arraignment.

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