LOGAN, W.Va. — Three men were recently arrested in Logan County after they allegedly perpetrated a robbery only to end up with a haul of several ratchet straps.
On March 6, Deputy R.L. Johnson and Corporal Sheppard, with the Logan County Sheriff’s Department along with Troopers Thompson and Bowling, with the West Virginia State Police, report they responded to a call for a breaking and entering in progress along Barkers Fork Road.
A caller to 911 reportedly informed the dispatcher three males were on their property and had been so for around thirty minutes.
The caller stated the men were attempting to break into an outbuilding on the property as well as going around the residence knocking on windows.
Once Johnson, Sheppard, Thompson and Bowling arrived on the scene, the three men were still reportedly in the driveway.
Law enforcement reportedly found Jarrell Wayne Boggess, 60, of Justice Addition, W.Va., Andrew David Boggess, 28, also of Justice Addition and Keiffer Ray Conley, 23, of Verdunville, W.Va. in the caller’s driveway.
The three men were reportedly detained for further investigation.
The victim reportedly stated law enforcement the men had come the residence around 11 p.m. beating on windows trying to gain entry. The victim reported the men eventually turned their attention to an outbuilding where they attempted to pry their way into the building.
Then allegedly removed tie-down straps from the building and placed them in the back of the truck.
The victim was reportedly able to keep tabs on the men through a system of security cameras.
The criminal complaint filed by Johnson states, “The men were all highly intoxicated and were unable to maintain a conversation with anyone.”
Law enforcement reportedly collected a statement from the victim as well as surveillance footage.
Jarrell Boggess is charged with DUI, attempted breaking and entering into a building other than a dwelling, trespassing and destruction of property. His bond was set to $50,000.
Conley and Andrew Boggess have each been charged with attempted breaking and entering into a building other than a dwelling, trespassing and destruction of property. Their bonds were each set to $40,000.
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Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at [email protected]