Investigators Arrest Pair In Connection With Home Burglaries

By
Atish Baidya

Dateline
Updated Fri, Jun 7, 2013 2:21 pm

The Washington County Sheriff's Office arrested two people in connection with a series of home burglaries in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

On Thursday, deputies arrested Calvin Riggs, 28, and Misty Bennett-Riggs, 24.  Both were both wanted for burglary in Florida.

Investigators say the pair would stop at houses that appeared unoccupied, knock on the door and break in by smashing a window with a rock or other item, if no one answered.

Detective say the pair would steal money, guns and jewelry.

Investigators say the suspects are working with them to locate stolen property. Items have been recovered in Washington, Athens, Meigs, Jackson, Wood and Mason counties so far.

Numerous additional charges are expected to be filed.

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