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Winchester man arrested on charge of receiving stolen goods

David Oscar Brooton
David Oscar Brooton

(From a press release) WINCHESTER - An arrest has been made in connection with the theft of items from a Highland Avenue residence in January.

Winchester Police arrested David Oscar Brooton, 40, of the 400 block of North Loudoun Street, on Monday on charges of receiving stolen property. At the time of the arrest, police also charged him with possession of cocaine.

The arrest stems from an incident on Jan. 2 when Pastor Jeffrey Beard of the Living Faith Church reported a break-in at the residence at 437 Highland Ave. More than $2,000 worth of electronics, meat products and linens were reported stolen.

Following an investigation and assistance from the public, police recovered the following items from a residence on North Avenue: a Sony television, a Magnavox DVD/VCR player, and a DirecTV cable box. Recovered from a residence on West Lane were a Mitsubishi television, and a Sylvania DVD/VCR player.

Police say additional charges are pending. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Crime Solvers at 540-722-5200 or the Winchester Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 540-545-4704. Callers can remain anonymous.


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