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Burglary and arson arrests by local law enforcement
In April 2 Issue

Two Jamestown men were arrested over the past week on burglary and theft charges and arson charges in separate incidents, according to local law enforcement officials.

On Friday William Josh Galbreath, 22, of Jamestown was arrested by the Kentucky State Police on arson and burglary charges, among others, accusing him of setting fire to Cannon's Recycling Center on South U.S. 127 in Jamestown on March 20.

State Police Arson Detective Alex Wesley arrested Galbreath last Thursday afternoon on first degree arson charges, a first degree criminal mischief charge and third degree burglary.

Det. Wesley's investigation is ongoing and could result in additional charges, according to state police. Galbreath was lodged in the Russell County Jail.

In another incident in Jamestown, this one last Saturday, another man arrested, this time on burglary and theft charges, according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.

Adam Austin, 18, was arrested just before 5:30 p.m. on Friday by Russell County Deputy Sheriff Lee Smith and charged with second degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking of more than $300 and third degree criminal mischief.

According to the police report, Austin is accused of breaking into the home of Mark Harris on West Hwy. 92.

The break-in occurred around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, police said. Several items were stolen during the break-in including a collector's edition guitar, jewelry and knives, among other items.

According to reports, most of Harris' property was recovered and the investigation into the incident continues.

Austin was lodged in the Russell County Jail. Deputy Smith was assisted by Deputy Clete McAninch and officers with the Jamestown Police Department. 

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