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Oklahoma Man Jailed in Afternoon Church Burglary


Cole.jpgAaron Cole

Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a reported burglary in progress at a church near Melrose in Southwest Cherokee County on Wednesday afternoon.

Upon their arrival, deputies encountered 52-year-old Aaron Cole, of Weatherford, Oklahoma, who allegedly entered through a broken window.

During the course of their investigation, Cole was reportedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Cole was transported to the Cherokee County Jail where he is being held on allegations of burglary, possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.

"The arrest of this suspected thief is a great example of the partnership between our agency and the community. Thanks to a vigilant resident who reported suspicious activity, and one of our deputies patrolling the nearby county roads, the suspect was able to be taken into custody within minutes of our office being contacted," according to Chief Deputy Nate Jones.

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