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Two arrested for Jervey-Palmer break-in

Published 4:55pm Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The Tryon Police Department arrested two women from Georgia after being caught in the act of breaking

Shelly Johnson

into the Jervey-Palmer building on Carolina Drive.

Tryon Police Chief Jeff Arrowood said on Nov. 19, a Tryon officer was on patrol and noticed a suspicious vehicle at the Jervey-Palmer building and after further investigation observed a door open to the building.

The officer called for assistance once inside the building and when other officers arrived four people were found inside.

Arrowood said officers observed property damage and what appeared to be property stacked near the door.

Laura Williams

Shelly Johnson, 34, of Marble Hill, Ga. was arrested and charged with burglary, larceny, narcotics violations, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, damage to property and possession of burglary tools, according to police reports.

Laura Williams, 33, of Ball Ground, Ga. was also arrested and charged with burglary, larceny, narcotics violations, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, damage to property and possession of burglary tools, according to police reports.

Two juveniles were also found and charged.

 

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