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February 13, 2013

Grafton man is facing grand larceny charges

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Police Department and Marion County Sheriff’s Department made several arrests Tuesday.

Gerald Lynn Williams, 49, of Grafton, was arrested by Fairmont police and charged with two counts of breaking and entering and two counts of grand larceny, four counts total. According to criminal complaints, Williams and an unnamed accomplice broke into a Davis Electric facility in Fairmont on Feb. 3 and stole a quantity of copper wire.

The two reportedly broke in a second time Monday, again stealing copper wire in excess of $1,000 in value.

Williams’ vehicle was pulled over Tuesday, complaints say, as his vehicle registration had been captured by camera surveillance at the company. In the vehicle, officers allegedly found “the tan canvas jacket (Williams) was wearing during the theft. In the bed of his truck were bolt cutters.”

Williams’ bond was set at $10,000 for each charge, $40,000 total. He is being held at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County.

If convicted, he faces one to 10 years in prison for each charge of breaking and entering and, for each charge of grand larceny, one to 10 years in prison or an alternative sentence of up to one year in prison and a fine of no more than $2,500.

Also on Tuesday, deputies arrested Daniel Lee Jones, 51, of 207 Suncrest Blvd., Fairmont, on charges of nighttime burglary. According to the criminal complaint, deputies were called to another residence in Fairmont.

The occupant reportedly told officers that Jones had made entry to her home and threatened her and a guest. “(Jones) made threats toward the victim and her guest that he had a firearm and told the guest that he had a bullet with his name on it,” the complaint says.

 

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