Cross Hill man charged with breaking into same residence six times

Nov 13 Written by  STAFF REPORTS

A Cross Hill man was arrested last week after a series of burglaries at the same residence over a five-month period.

Jonathan Lee Bridges, 32, of 114 Puckett Ferry Rd. in Cross Hill, was charged with three counts of burglary-second degree, two counts of burglary-first degree, four counts of simple larceny, one count of grand larceny and one count of housebreaking.

The alleged break-ins occurred from July to November of this year and all occurred at the same residence on Puckett Ferry Rd.

According to warrants, the first break-in was on July 6 and the second break-in was on July 11. During the second break-in, Bridges allegedly took $415.

Another break-in occurred on Oct. 6 in which Bridges reportedly took a .357 revolver, $25 in change and approximately 40 Lortab pills. On Oct. 7, Bridges allegedly took two 12-gauge shotguns from the residence.

Following an alleged break-in on Oct. 25, Bridges reportedly broke into the residence again on Nov. 8 and took $4,900 and an unspecified number of Lortab pills.

Bridges was transported and booked at the Johnson Detention Center. Bond was set at $60,000. 

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