5 charged with burglary, theft incidents in Houston County

bpurser@macon.comMarch 27, 2014 

WARNER ROBINS -- Five men are accused of eight burglary and theft incidents in Houston County after a joint investigation by the Warner Robins Police Department and Houston County Sheriff’s Office.

The burglaries and theft incidents occurred between October and March in various locations in Warner Robins and unincorporated Houston County, a police news release issued Thursday stated.

Warner Robins police Detective Carder Gravitt and Houston County sheriff’s Investigator Patrick Lange investigated the cases, and more arrests are expected, the release stated.

Those arrested include Richard Sanford, 31, of Warner Robins, on five counts of burglary, three counts of theft by taking and three counts of criminal trespassing; and Robert Lee Allen, 32, of Bonaire, on two counts of burglary and one count each of theft by taking, criminal trespass and possession of methamphetamine.

Also arrested: Trevon Terrell Lawson, 19, of Perry, one count of burglary; Jason Clark Bryant, 21, of Warner Robins, one count of theft by receiving; and Charles Christopher Westfaul, 42, of Warner Robins, one count of theft by taking.

Sanford is being held in a North Carolina jail, Allen, Bryant and Westfaul are being held in the Houston County jail, and Lawson is free on bond, the release stated.

According to the release, the incident locations were in the 400 block of Ga. 247; the 900 block of W. Ga. 96; the 400 block of Education Way; the 300 block of Chelsea Crossing; the 90 block of Bonanza Drive; the 100 block of Ida Avenue; the 600 block of West Ga. 96 and the 700 block of Post Oak Way.

To contact writer Becky Purser, call 256-9559.

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