Last Updated: December 21, 2017, 3:47 pm

Six Arrested in Storage Burglary Case


Four males and two females have been arrested for alleged connection with a storage unit burglary case that occurred on East Telegraph Street.

According to Officer Ed. Kantor, on Nov. 25 a local business owner contacted the police because numerous items of personal property had been discarded behind their business. It was discovered the property related to a break in at a storage unit from East Telegraph Street.  

The renters of the storage unit gave a detailed list of the property missing, placing its value at $25,000. Much of the property has been recovered by the Washington County police and returned to its owners. 

Arrested on charges with burglary of a non dwelling, felony theft, possession of stolen property, various drug charges, and theft of services were George Avakian, age 40; Tara Hamilton, age 36; Mark Chavez, age 54; Melissa Lyon, age 39; Richard Wood, age 46; and Shawn Haight, age 48.

More specifics are being investigated.