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Duo Arrested After Residential Burglary


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                         David Lee Ashley                                     Samantha Brant

Cherokee County Deputies were dispatched to a rural Galena home Monday evening, when the owner discovered someone had entered the residence and stole property, including furniture and tools. 

During the course of their investigation, deputies identified suspects and searched a nearby home where they found and recovered the stolen property and found one of the suspects allegedly hiding in a bedroom. 

Deputies arrested Samantha Brant, age 37, and 56-year-old David Lee Ashley.  Both suspects were transported to the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of Residential Burglary, Theft and Criminal Damage to Property.

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