PDT Staff Writer
One Scioto County man has been arrested and another is being sought by authorities. Arrested was Danny Shepherd, 42, of Sciotoville; charged with one count of burglary a felony of the second degree. A warrant has also been filed for Daniel Caldwell, 45 of 1606 Robinson Ave., Portsmouth.
Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini said his office received a call on Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m. stating that two men were breaking into a home located at 3572 Ohio 140 in Wheelersburg. Donini said the Porter Township Community Policing Deputy Paula Gibson responded to the location. Upon her arrival she observed a gray vehicle in the driveway with a male subject in the driver side of the vehicle. A second male subject took off on foot from the residence.
Deputies were able to locate some of the stolen property inside the vehicle. A report was filed and forwarded to detectives for an investigation. During this investigation detectives were able to identify the other male subject which resulted in a warrant being filed for Caldwell.
Portsmouth detectives along with Portsmouth Municipal Court Probation Officers have made several attempts to locate Caldwell , but have been unable to locate him.
Shepherd is being held on a $50,000 bond and will appear in Portsmouth Municipal Court on Dec. 13.
Donini said more charges could be presented to the Scioto County grand jury at a later date. He said if anyone has information on Daniel Caldwell, they should call their local law enforcement agency or Detective Jodi Conkel. Anyone with information regarding the burglary should also contact Conkel at 740-351-1091. All calls will remain anonymous.
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