Four people have been arrested in connection to a string of burglaries and other crimes over the past two months in the Lyons area, according to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.
The quartet was responsible for burglaries at three separate properties, one of which was targeted twice. About $35,000 worth of property was stolen, as well as a fully restored 1996 Ford Mustang, valued at $25,000, a news release states.
On Aug. 29, detectives arrested Bradley Lewis Bethell, 22, and Kendallyn Quin Jones, 21, both of Lyons, during a traffic stop. Detectives searched the vehicle and seized dealer amount of methamphetamine, heroin, packaging materials, digital scales, drug paraphernalia and a suspected stolen pistol, according to the news release.
On Tuesday, detectives arrested Kyle Jonathan Stout, 20, and Jeremy Mitchell Crowell, 21, both of Mill City, at a residence in the 600 block of Douglas Street in Mill City.
Stout was arrested on charges of two counts of aggravated first-degree theft, six counts of first-degree theft, first-degree theft by receiving, second-degree theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle, first-degree burglary, three counts of second-degree burglary, unlawful entry of a motor vehicle and two counts of first-degree trespass.
Crowell was arrested on charges of first-degree aggravated theft, six counts of first-degree theft, first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary, unlawful entry of a motor vehicle and first-degree criminal trespass.
Stout and Crowell have not been arraigned.
Bethell was charged in Linn County Circuit Court on Aug. 30 with aggravated first-degree theft, first-degree theft, second-degree theft, first-degree burglary and three counts of third-degree burglary. His bail was set at $50,000 in the case by Judge Philip Nelson, according to Oregon’s online court database.
In a separate case, Bethell was charged with delivery of methamphetamine and three counts of possession of methamphetamine. His bail was set at $50,000 in that case, as well, according to court paperwork.
Bethell also had his bail set at $15,000 on Aug. 30 in a possession of meth case in which he failed to appear twice.
Jones was charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary, first-degree theft and second-degree theft. Nelson also set her security at $50,000.
Both Bethell and Jones are scheduled for status check hearings on Sept. 11.