2 Arrested On Burglary, Theft Charges

Posted at 12:54 PM, Jun 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-02 13:54:24-04

Two suspects were arrested and charged with theft after police responded to a report of a vehicle burglary.

The incident happened around 8:05 a.m. Wednesday in Hendersonville at Stark Knob boat ramp.

A witness gave police a vehicle description and a description of the suspects.

Authorities were able to track down the two men.

Both 19-year-old Alex Allen and 18-year-old Markus Baggett were taken into custody.

They were charged with two counts of burglary, theft of property under $500, and possession of burglary tools.

Officials said they were being held in the Sumner County Jail. Allen’s bond was set at $5,000, while Baggett was being held on a $5,500 bond.

They have been scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. July 13.

Authorities said they believe the two men were also responsible for other burglaries in Hendersonville the same night.

Anyone with information on this or other crimes from that night possibly related to Allen and Baggett has been urged to call the Hendersonville Police Department or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400.