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Arrests made in 2012 Wells City Hall burglary

Arrests made in 2012 Wells City Hall burglary
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 8:49am

On April 5, 2013, investigators with the Cherokee County Sheriffs Department made two arrests in connection with the burglary of the City Hall building in Wells.

On November 26, 2012, deputies were called to the scene at City Hall, where the glass had been broken out of the front door, and burglars had entered the building.

Once they gained access, the burglars stole an undisclosed amount of cash, checks, and money orders.

Authorities suspect that Willian Todd Pounds, 47, and Joshua Kerry Rains, 27, both of Wells, may have been involved.

Investigators arrested Pounds and Rains at their house in Wells, and charged them with burglary of a building.

The charge is a state jail felony offense. They could face up to two years behind bars if convicted.

In addition to confinement, they could be fined up to $10,000.

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