Brown County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a man for burglary and theft charges after he was alleged to have pawned a flatscreen TV he stole in a home invasion.
The man, Nicholas Brumley of Felicity, Ohio, was originally arrested for drug charges in Clark Township on Thursday, Sept 24. Deputies were responding to an address on Love Day Road to question him about a stolen firearm.
Prior to being questioned, Brumley admitted to officer he had drugs and a hypodermic needle in his possession. Deputies retrieved from Brumley’s wallet a brownish powder suspected to be heroin and a strip of suboxone, and a capped hypodermic syringe from his front left pocket.
Brumley denied any knowledge about the stolen firearm, according to police. He has not been charged regarding the stolen fiream.
However, as the investigation unfolded, it was learned Brumley invaded a neighbor’s residence and stole an LG 32″ flatscreen TV on Tuesday, Sept 22. The television was located at Eastside Pawn in Bethel, Ohio, where Brumley reportedly sold it for $55.
Second-degree felony burglary charges and first-degree misdemeanor theft charges were filed against Brumley on Tuesday, Sept 29 and he remains lodged at the Brown County Adult Detention Center.