Man wanted in home break-ins, vehicle thefts captured

Deputies searching for wanted man
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 7:47 PM EDT
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SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – UPDATE: On Friday, May 13, detectives and deputies responded to the Lucasville area after they received information that the suspect had stolen another vehicle.

According to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office, while searching for the suspect, he parked the vehicle and stole another vehicle. That vehicle was a 2021 Ford F-150 truck in which he later crashed into a tree and fled on foot.

The search continued the entire day. Later, deputies observed the suspect on an older model John Deere Gator on Carpenter Road. Deputies pursued the suspect and lost sight of him as he jumped from the John Deere, fleeing into a field.

Sheriff Thoroughman says that at 11:05 p.m. his office received a call from residents on Carpenter Road, stating that they heard a sound coming from the crawl space of their home. Deputies responded to that location and found the suspect in the crawl space. They were able to detain the suspect without any further incidents.

Garry Schackart, age 35, has been arrested on multiple new charges from the last few days. Those charges include 3 counts of Burglary, a felony of the 2nd degree, 3 counts of Grand Theft Auto, a felony of the 4th degree, Obstructing Official Business, a felony of the 5th degree, Failure to Comply, a felony of the 3rd degree, Breaking & Entering, a felony of the 5th degree, along with the indictment warrants for two counts of Burglary, a felony of the 2nd degree, Receiving Stolen Property, a felony of the 4th degree, Receiving Stolen Property, a felony of the 5th degree, and Obstructing, a misdemeanor of the 2nd degree.

Schackart is being held without bond in the Scioto County Jail and will appear in Portsmouth Municipal Court on Monday, May 16, 2022.

Sheriff Thoroughman stated that this is still an ongoing investigation that will result in more charges being presented to the Scioto County Grand Jury on a later date. Detectives and deputies are currently searching for Schackart’s girlfriend, Missy J. Branyord, age 36. She is described as 5′06″ 180 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes. Branyord currently has indictment warrants for her arrest on charges of Burglary, a felony of the 2nd degree and Receiving Stolen Property, a felony of the 5th degree.

Sheriff Thoroughman would like to thank the Ohio State Highway Patrol for their assistance, and the community who called in information and tips.

ORIGINAL: A man is wanted in connection with several home break-ins and stolen vehicles in the Lucasville and McDermott areas, Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman said Friday.

Garry Schackart, 35, has several indictments for his arrest, including two counts of burglary, two counts of receiving stolen property, grand theft auto, and obstructing official business.

The sheriff said on Thursday that Schackart attempted to break into a home on McDermott Cemetery Road. He walked away and took a truck from another driveway that was later found abandoned near a pay lake.

Deputies and detectives searched several locations that turned up stolen property, including a stolen car.

According to the sheriff, more charges will be presented to a Scioto County grand jury.

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