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BREAKING NEWS: Man charged with B&E, grand larceny
In incident at PSA building
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
A Henry County man is being held with no bond following alleged break-ins and the thefts/damage of vehicles owned by the Henry County Public Service Authority (PSA) and/or Henry County, according to a release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
Joshua Shannon Haley, 33, 240 Stones Dairy Road Martinsville, was charged with two counts each breaking and entering, grand larceny — all felonies — and two counts felony damage property, according to the release.
He also was charged with one count of misdemeanor damage property in connection with the alleged Jan. 18 incident, the release stated.
That day, someone allegedly broke into the PSA building at 2472 Fairystone Park Highway Bassett, and a 1998 Ford truck owned by the PSA allegedly was taken from the building and driven through a fence, the release stated.
The person then allegedly reentered the PSA building and a 2013 Chevy Silverado truck that also belonged to the PSA allegedly was taken, the release stated. That truck was damaged as it was taken out of the building, the release added.
It also was driven through a second fence, and recovered a short distance from the PSA building, the release stated.
A third vehicle — a 1998 Ford Crown Victoria which belonged to the Henry County Parks and Recreation — also was damaged inside the fenced parking lot of the PSA complex, the release stated.
Anyone with any information of the incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 638-8751 or the Crimestoppers Program at 63-CRIME (632-7463).
Rewards of up to $1,000 are available through Crimestoppers for information related to crimes. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.