Gunnar Patton charged in connection with string of thefts, burglaries in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, Ohio -- Law enforcement officials say they've found the man responsible for a string of burglaries and thefts in Williamsburg, Ohio over a two-week span in November.

Gunnar Patton, 21, is accused of burglarizing and stealing from four homes on Ryan Road between Nov. 1 and Nov. 16. Brown County Sheriff Dwayne Wenninger stated the items taken in the burglaries include money, electronics and jewelry. 

Patton lives on the road where the incidents took place, according to the sheriff’s office.

The suspect was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of burglary, one count of breaking and entering, two counts of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft.

Patton is currently incarcerated at the Brown County Adult Detention Center on a $50,000 cash surety, property bond.

Anyone with information on this matter or other criminal activity in Brown County is asked to contact the Brown County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit at 937-378-4435 - Ext. 125, or you may send an anonymous tip via the Sheriff’s website at www.bcso.info .

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