Arrest made in burglary case by PCSO

Published 4:00 am Friday, July 31, 2015



A Pike County man was arrested Wednesday in connection the theft of jewelry, money and televisions from a residence.

Lt. Bob Williamson with the Pike County Sheriff’s Department said Wayne Antonio Caple, 42, was arrested after deputies took a report of a burglary in the area of County Road 6636 off of Highway 223.

Items reported stolen included jewelry, two flat screen televisions and money. “There was approximately $94 stolen in coins,” Williamson said.

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Williamson said deputies developed information in the course of the investigation that lead to Caple’s arrest. “We apprehended the suspect and recovered part of the jewelry, part of the money and one of the flat screen televisions.”

Caple was charged with burglary third degree and held on a $2,500 bond. He also faces outstanding warrants from another county, Williamson said.

Pike County Sheriff Russell Thomas said the department appreciated the help from the public.

“The information given to us about the suspicious activity seen in the area helped tremendously in this case,” Thomas said. “We are always thankful for help from the public and encourage those who see suspicious activity to report it to the Sheriff Department so we may investigate.”