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Cleveland man charged in two Friday burglaries

By Dean Dyer WRWH Radio
CLEVELAND - A Cleveland man has been arrested by White County authorities in connection with a Friday morning burglary. <br /> <br /> White County Sheriff Neal Walden, in a news release, said Friday morning a resident reported a break-in that had just occurred on Highway 356 north of Unicoi State Park. <br /> <br /> Walden said as deputies responded to that location, there was a burglar alarm going off at another location just down the road. <br /> <br /> A neighbor spotted a red Dodge Dakota truck in the area and was able to get a picture of the vehicle, Walden said. <br /> <br /> A few minutes later, another neighbor reported that a man driving a red Dodge Dakota truck broke into his basement by crawling through a window, Walden's release states. <br /> <br /> Deputies patrolling the area, working with investigators, were able to locate the truck and the driver on a dirt road nearby.<br /> <br /> Walden said items taken from one of the burglaries were located in the truck. <br /> <br /> The driver, identified as Jacob Harold Roberts, was arrested and charged with two counts of burglary. <br /> <br /> Walden said the investigation is continuing and additional charges will follow.
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