Bradley County Warehouse Units Burglary

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Patrol Deputy Stops Couple in the Act of Burglarizing Warehouse Unit

Proactive work by a patrol deputy landed a couple in jail after they were caught in the act of burglarizing a mini warehouse unit in the 2800 block of Waterlevel Highway.

As the deputy checked the business around 11 p.m. Wednesday he observed a van backed up to one of the units. Seeing the patrol car the couple attempted to leave. A male passenger got out of the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended and identified as Edward Allen Pitcock, 43, of Spearfish Lane.

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The female driver was also placed into custody. She is Rhonda Pitcock, 41, of 15th Street.

The suspects had placed in the van a toolbox containing both power and hand tools and a battery charger. They were later identified by the owner as property that was stored in the unit.

All of the items were recovered and have a value in excess of $12,000

Both are charged with burglary and theft over $10,000 with bonds of $35,000 each.