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Arrest Made in Connection with Home Invasion

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 12/23/13 @ 3:40 p.m.
HAMLIN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An arrest has been made in connection with a home invasions.

West Virginia State Police tell WSAZ.com, they caught Jeffrey Adkins, 34, of Branchland, W.Va., late Monday afternoon.

Troopers say he broke into a house in the Branchland area and robbed a man inside at gunpoint. The victim told troopers the suspect was wearing a mask at the time.

Amanda May, 27, of Branchland also was arrested in connection with the case.

She is accused of helping Adkins.

While investigating that case, troopers came across a meth lab in the Four Mile area of Branchland.

Darnell Vance, Kista Vance and Johnnie Cremeans were all arrested and taken to jail.



ORIGINAL STORY 12/22/13
HAMLIN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- While investigating a home invasion, West Virginia State Police in Lincoln County discovered a meth lab.

Troopers say the home invasion happened at Watson Branch in the Branchland area early Sunday morning.

Jeffery Adkins is accused of wearing a mask and breaking into the home and robbing a man at gunpoint. He did get away with the man's wallet.

Troopers are still searching for Adkins. When caught he will face burglary, armed robbery and brandishing charges.

They have arrested Amanda Gail May in connection with the home invasion.

While investigating that case, troopers came across a meth lab in the Four Mile area of Branchland.

Darnell Vance, Kista Vance and Johnnie Cremeans were all arrested and taken to jail.


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