A Linn man already charged in connection with several Cole County burglaries has now been charged in connection with burglaries this summer in Jefferson City.
Christopher Council, 27, is facing two counts of second-degree burglary for a June break-in at a home in the 3300 block of Country Club Drive and another break-in in July at a home in the 700 block of Stanford Street. Earlier this week, Council was charged with second-degree burglary, stealing and second-degree property damage in connection with three burglaries that occurred Monday in Cole County.
In the Country Club Drive burglary that an exterior door was forced open and jewelry was taken, according to Jefferson City police. In the Stanford Street burglary, jewelry, a cell phone, checkbook and a laptop computer were taken. The checkbook was later recovered, and Council told authorities he took the other items from these two burglaries and took them to a pawn shop to sell for cash.
Council has been on parole for other crimes when he was picked up on the burglary cases.