2 Arrested In Bradley County For Burglary Of A Church

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Devan Blade Cartwright
Devan Blade Cartwright

Heads-up work by detectives led to the arrest of two suspects in a burglary at Michigan Avenue Baptist Church.

The break-in and theft from the church’s annex building where youth worship services are held occurred sometime from April 8 to when it was discovered on April 11.   

Early in the investigation detectives found a DVD/VCR unit and dehumidifier that was part of the stolen property in pawn shop records.  Several leads developed as a result of the discovery helped detectives identify the suspects and make a full recovery of sound equipment belonging to the church at the pawn shop and two other locations.

As a result of work by several detectives, Devan Blade Cartwright, 22, of Littlejohn Circle, and Kea Wooten, 18, of Summer Breeze Drive, were charged with burglary and theft over $1,000. 

Bond for each was set at $2,000 and they are due back in General Sessions Court on April 29.  

Kea Wooten
Kea Wooten


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