Follow-Up Story:Two More Arrests and More Charges in Wilson Lake Estates Burglaries, LIVINGSTON, August 15, 2013 - The follow-up investigation of a residential burglary in the Wilson Lake Estates subdivision last week in which five suspects were arrested and several stolen guns recovered has led to the arrest of two additional suspects for burglary of a habitation and the recovery of another gun.
Detectives arrested Michael David Owens, 32, of Big Sandy for a residential burglary off Nettles Cemetery Rd. Detectives also charged Adam Horn, 22, of Indian Springs with the same burglary. Mr. Horn was still in the Polk County Jail after being arrested last week on the Wilson Lake Estates burglary (see Horn's picture in original story listed below).
Detectives also arrested Richard Eugene Woodard, 18, of Indian Springs for the burglary of a residence in Indian Springs. Charges of Burglary of a Building are also pending against Mr. Woodard for the burglary of the J&C Super Club in Indian Springs.
Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office continue to follow-up on several other burglaries in the Indian Springs and Big Sandy area and expect to make more arrests.
Michael David Owens, 32, of Big Sandy: Burglary of a habitation
Richard Eugene Woodard, 18, of Indian Springs: Burglary of a habitation
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Alert Neighbor Helps Sheriff's Office Catch Group of Thieves, LIVINGSTON, August 8, 2013 - On Monday afternoon the 5th of August an alert citizen in the Wilson Lake Estates Subdivision spotted a suspicious vehicle parked in the roadway adjacent to his neighbor's home. The hood was up on the vehicle and no one was around. Knowing his neighbor was at work and there had been a rash of thefts and burglaries in the area, he approached the vehicle and observed a woman and a man walk up with their arms loaded with shotguns and rifles. The suspects jumped into the vehicle and fled down Wilson Lake Estates Rd. The witness then observed a third suspect fleeing on foot from the front yard area of the residence. The witness was able to give responding Deputies the license number of the suspect vehicle and after several hours of searching the Indian Springs area all three burglary suspects and their vehicle were located. At the time of this press release it appears that all of the stolen property was recovered. A total of 11 rifles and shotguns were recovered along with a large amount of ammunition. A fourth subject was also arrested for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. During the sweep of Indian Springs another subject was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant. Due to the quick action of the concerned neighbor Sheriff’s Office Investigators are in the process of clearing several property related crimes in and around the Indian Springs area.
All five subjects were booked into the Polk County Jail. As the investigation continues, further criminal charges could be filed.
Richard Gagnon Jr., 20, of Livingston, charged with Burglary of a habitation
Katrina Robin Barnes, 18, of Livingston, charged with burglary of a habitation
Adam Scott Horn, 22, of Livingston, charged with burglary of a habitation
Rifles confistcated by Polk County Sheriff's Deputies
Phillip Joseph Farrell, 25, Livingston, charged with felon in possession of a firearm
Timothy Allen Smith, 33, Livingston, arrested on outstanding felony theft warrant (not charged with burglary).
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