Two Georgia men charged with burglary
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Two Georgia men have been charged in connection with thefts from lockers at Weber Field House at Jefferson City High School earlier this month.
Dion Peary, 23 and Ryan Peary, 19, are each charged with one count of second-degree burglary.
Both men fled to Illinois after the break-in occurred and have yet to be found.
Jefferson City Police Department probable cause statements show the two men entered the fieldhouse during a cross country meet and football game on Oct. 21.
Dion was seen on video surveillance removing bolt cutters from his vehicle and using the cutters to cut the locks off lockers and steal 12 cell phones.
Dion was expelled from Westminster College in Fulton for stealing from the locker room there.
Comparing video from both schools, authorities identified Dion.
Ryan’s cell phone was pinged and located in Peoria, Ill.
A search of Craigslist by authorities found two ads that listed Ryan’s cell phone number selling iPhone 4s and iPhone 5s, which were among the phones taken in the Jefferson City break-in.
Both defendants also were found to have cut locks off lockers at all three Jefferson City YMCA locations. They had to show their IDs to get a day pass, to gain access to the locker rooms.
Authorities said both men have no ties to the Jefferson City area.
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