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State Police Say Two Arrested In Lincoln Home Invasion

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Reported: Dec. 23, 2013 4:33 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 24, 2013 4:47 PM EST

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Lincoln Home Invasion
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Branchland , Lincoln County , West Virginia

State Police said two people have been arrested in connection with a home invasion in Lincoln County.

Jeffrey E. Adkins, 34, and Amanda Gail May, 27, both of Branchland, were arrested following an armed home invasion that occurred early Sunday at 8 Watson Branch in Branchland, according to a news release from State Police.

The release said the victim advised State Police that a masked man entered his home held him at gunpoint and stole his wallet. At about 4:30 a.m., the troopers found two suspicious persons along state Route 10. The male suspect fled, but May was detained. State Police said evidence from the crime scene was found near where the suspects were located.

May was arrested on a charge of being an accessory after the fact. On Monday, Adkins was arrested on charges of burglary, robbery, brandishing a weapon and probation violations. Both were arraigned in Lincoln County Magistrate Court.



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