Richmond County Daily Journal
A local Richmond County man was taken into the custody of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in connection with two breaking and enterings earlier this month in Rockingham.
Bryan C. Phillips, 37, Spivey Street, Rockingham, was arrested by deputies on Oct. 11 for felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after breaking and entering and misdemeanor larceny, according to reports from the Sheriff’s Office.
The victim on Spivey Street reported that a nearby neighbor noticed that the back window was open and an air conditioning unit missing.
The owner of the property noted that they are gone for several months at a time.
Upon further investigation, the homeowner reported several other items stolen, totaling over $1,000.
Following the incident, another homeowner reported $250 in property missing.
While investigating the breaking and enterings, deputies received a tip that Phillps had stolen property in his home. Deputies investigated the tip and recovered some of the property belonging to the victims in the home.
Phillips’ bond was set at $10,000.
Arrests reported by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office include:
n Clarence Evans Jackson, 59, Hummingbird Drive, Rockingham, was arrested for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting and obstruction. His bond was set at $11,000.
n Coy Douglas Jr., 56, Graham Bridge Road, Rockingham was arrested for felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
n Zachary Taylor McElveen, 20, Grandview Drive, Hartsville, S.C., was arrested for felony obtaining property by false pretense. His bond was set at $1,000.
n Rodney Dwayne Butler, 35, Airport Road, Rockingham, was arrested for felony larceny of a firearm and misdemeanor larceny. His bond was set at $2,000.
n Idalmis Licea Collins, 25, Greenlake Road, Ellerbe, was arrested for misdemeanor larceny, felony forgery and uttering and felony obtaining property by false pretense. He was released with a written promise to appear in court.
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