Washington County man jailed on burglary charge
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Washington County man accused of breaking into a home in Athens County early Wednesday morning.
Deputies responding to a report of a burglary in progress about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday found Travis Cunningham, 36, of Vincent, on the floor inside the home on State Route 78 in Glouster, according to a post on the Athens County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.
The post said a barking dog alerted the home’s residents that someone was inside and they were about to home detain Cunningham until deputies arrived.
Cunningham allegedly entered the home through a side door, and a witness told deputies he saw him standing in the living room smoking a cigarette, the post said.
In addition to the burglary charge, Cunningham had a warrant for his arrest out of Vinton County.
He remains in the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail on a $5,000 bond.
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