The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has noticed a recent increase in burglaries within the county.
Over this past weekend, deputies responded to a burglary and an aggravated burglary outside of Independence. In one of the burglaries, a vehicle and firearm as well several other items were stolen. Earlier this week, detectives received a tip in the cases and located the stolen vehicle. Detectives were also able to gather information on the location of the stolen property and identify the suspect. With this information, a search warrant was executed at 513 W Cottonwood St in Independence.
During the search, detectives were able to locate multiple stolen items, firearms, methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Arrested at the residence were Alexander and David Wilson. Alexander Wilson was linked to an open burglary case from a few months prior and had a felony warrant for multiple thefts and aggravated burglaries in the county.