Denton man faces more charges

Linked to seven break-ins
Jun. 11, 2013 @ 11:08 AM

A Denton man was charged with four more break-ins after he had been charged in connection to three others. Now a second person faces charges.

Thefts, which all occurred from April 20 to June 5, were reported from 195 John Carroll Lane, 478 Martin Farm Road and 889 Martin Farm Road. Additional thefts include 453 Flat Swamp Lake Road, 1007 Denton Road, 378 Lanning-Craver Road and 2458 S. Main Street Ext.

Deputies with the Breaking and Entering Task Force first arrested Travis Lee Edwards, 17, of 440 George Tysinger Road. Justin Harold Brown also was charged in connection to some of the reported thefts.

Some of the stolen items were not recovered and some were.

A chainsaw and gas can stolen from 453 Flat Swamp Lake Road was not recovered. A mini refrigerator and gas weed eater, taken from 2458 South Main Street Ext., were not recovered.

A heat pump, stolen from 1007 Denton Road, was recovered and returned to the victim.

Two speakers and  an amplifier, taken from 378 Lanning-Craver Road, was not recovered. A Play Station 3, two game controllers and  two games, taken from 195 John Carroll Lane, were recovered and returned to victim.

In a theft from 889 Martin Farm Road, three guns were recovered for evidence. However, two other items, a camera and GPS unit, were not listed as recovered.

A Honda Recon four-wheeler and gas cans, taken from 478 Martin Farm Road, were recovered and returned to the victim. However, a Stihl chainsaw was not listed as recovered.

Edwards now faces seven counts of breaking and entering, eight counts of larceny after breaking and entering, larceny of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, injury of property to obtain non-ferrous metal and injury to personal property. Edwards was placed in the Davidson County Detention Center under a $60,000 secured bond with a court date of July 8.

Brown was arrested on charges of three counts of breaking and entering, five counts of larceny, possession of stolen goods and injury to property to obtain non-ferrous metal. Brown was released to his mother and given a court date of July 8.