Man Accused Of Burglarizing 2 Business

Man Accused Of Burglarizing 2 Business

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Bail is set at $30,000 for a Glen Park man accused of burglarizing two businesses in Jefferson County.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested 34 year old William Gardner II of 200 Main Street Tuesday.

On Saturday, October 7 at 3:30 a.m., deputies responded to a burglary at Ron's Automotive Service on Route 12 in the town of Watertown.

Officials said a man entered the business and stole property.

Following an investigation, Gardner was apprehended in the vicinity of the New Testament Church on Route 12.

Gardner was charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

He was arraigned in Watertown City Court and ordered held in the county jail in lieu of $30,000 cash bail.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Watertown Police Department and K-9.

After Gardner was sent to jail, the Watertown Police Department charged him in connection with a burglary in the city, which happened at 3:05 a.m. Saturday.

He's alleged to have broken a window to steal items from Home Deli at 305 West Main Street.

While the sheriff's office was investigating the Ron's Automotive burglary, evidence from the Home Deli break-in was discovered inside a vehicle near the scene.

Gardner is now facing petit larceny and another third-degree burglary charge in connection with the Home Deli crime.

He will be arraigned on the new charges Wednesday in city court.

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