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Arrests Made After College Break-Ins - Brevard, NC

 

January 18, 2018



An ongoing investigation into a series of break-ins during Brevard College’s winter break has led to three student arrests.

The Brevard Police Department reported the following arrests:

•Gerald Tyrone Price, 19, was arrested for five counts of felony breaking and entering and larceny.

•Katerina Raquel Rivero, 21, was arrested for five counts of felony breaking and entering and larceny.

•Chedson Jean, 23, was arrested for five counts of felony breaking and entering and larceny.

According to the Brevard Police Department, the first report of breaking and entering came on Saturday, Jan. 6, with another report on Monday, Jan. 8.

Seven rooms in three separate dorms were robbed, involving nine victims, according to the police department.

“Multiple electronic items were stolen, including televisions and video game systems,” said Det. Sgt. Aaron Thompson, with the Brevard Police Department. “In addition, some clothing and athletic equipment were also taken.”

Thompson said some of the items stolen have been retrieved.

“Additional charges may be sought,” Thompson said. “The investigation continues as to other persons involved.”

In other crime-related news:

•Kimberly Rene Smith, 44, was arrested on Jan. 10 for one felony count of larceny by an employee.

She has been placed in the county jail under a $10,000 bond.

•Spurgeon Esby McCall, 73, was arrested on Jan. 10 for one felony count of possession of a firearm by a felon.

He was placed in the county jail under a $50,000 bond.

•Jordan Alec Hogsed, 25, was arrested on Jan. 9 for one felony count of breaking and entering, one felony count of larceny after breaking and entering and one felony count of possession of stolen goods.

He was placed in the county jail under a $12,000 bond.

•Monica Ashley Barton, 30, was arrested on Jan. 6 for one felony count of safecracking and one felony count of larceny.

She was placed in the county jail under a $15,000 bond.

•Jared Dylan Wallace, 25, was arrested on Jan. 4 for one felony count of obtaining money by false pretense.

He was placed in the county jail under a $10,000 bond.

•There was a report of fraud at Discount Shoes on Brevard Road in Asheville on Jan. 11.

The alleged victim, the Transylvania County Administration on South Broad Street, reported the use of a purchase order “to obtain property unlawfully.”

Two pairs of shoes totaling $165.22 were reported to have been purchased using the purchase orders, according to the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

•There was a report of a burglary at the Creekside Market in Cedar Mountain on Jan 11.

Reported stolen were a black Sentry safe, U.S. currency totaling $795.00, a blank check and a checkbook.

•There was a report of a burglary and larceny of a firearm on Kim Miller Road on Jan. 10.

Reported stolen was a Savage Arms Co. wood-grained firearm, with a Simmons scope.

 
 

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