Police apprehend individuals suspected of breaking into Tryon Arts & Crafts building

Published 8:00 am Friday, April 27, 2018

On Tuesday, officers with the Tryon Police Department made arrests for the breaking and entering and larceny that occurred at the Tryon Arts & Crafts building last fall, according to officials with the department.

Justin Keyser

During the crime, which took place in September, approximately $11,000 worth of merchandise and other items were taken.  A tip received by the department identified Justin Keyser as the person who sold the items from the break-in to the Gold Exchange in Lynn.

Other individuals involved are Teresa Ann Greene and John Allen Albree II, both of Tryon. Both Greene and Albree were arrested on Tuesday; Albree was held under a $10,000 secure bond and Greene was held under a $15,000 secure bond.

Greene has charges pending in Henderson County, and is also wanted out of Buncombe County for unrelated larceny charges.

Teresa Ann Greene

Keyser has been arrested and is currently in the Spartanburg County Detention Center, where a hold has been placed on him to be extradited back to North Carolina after he has satisfied his obligations with South Carolina charges.

John Allen Albree II