Burglar caught stealing, investigation leads to search warrants

Posted February 26, 2015 at 6:11 pm

Vernon County Deputies responding to a call of trespassing and possible burglary in progress on County Road 1244 apprehended a suspect at the scene Thursday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Office, Daniel A Crawford, 34, Walker, was taken into custody along with a second person whose name has not yet been released.

Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said information was obtained from the burglary investigation that lead to two separate search warrants being served over the weekend.

The sheriff said, “We seized a large amount of methamphetamines and a truck load of stolen property during the two search warrants.”

Sheriff Mosher said the owner of the property has already identified the stolen items but the Sheriff declined to release his name. Felony warrants for

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