Two Haywood County residents have been arrested in connection with a breaking, entering and larceny from a home in the Little East Fork Community.
On March 26, detectives with the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office arrested 38-year-old Charles Bradford Arrington, of Waynesville, and 37-year-old Amanda Faith Fortner, of Canton, in connection with the March 3 breaking and entering of a home on Panther Branch.
Arrington had outstanding warrants for a separate incident. When detectives located Arrington riding in a car with Fortner, they conducted a traffic stop and saw in the vehicle a television believed to be from the Panther Branch theft. A search of the vehicle led to the further discovery of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Arrington was arrested and charged with felony breaking entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods, as well as felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also served with the outstanding warrants for felony obtaining money by false pretense, in addition to misdemeanor larceny and possession of stolen goods.
Fortner was charged with felony breaking entering, larceny and possession of stolen goods, as well as felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Arrington jailed in lieu of $35,000 secured bond. Fortner was jailed in lieu of $20,000 secured bond. The court date for each has been set for April 8.