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Gaston Police arrest 3

Officers with the Gaston Police Department responded to a residential burglary, Friday, that occurred in the 1300 block of Mack St.

Officers were able to identify the suspects by the victim’s Closed Circuit TV video footage. A search warrant was then executed on the suspect’s residence in the 200 block of Sonny Dr. The victim’s property was recovered during the search warrant of the suspect’s residence as well as stolen property from another residential burglary that occurred in the 100 block of Anderson Dr., in Gaston.

Officers were able to recover that property for the victim. All three suspects who were involved and on scene were taken into custody and taken to Lexington County Detention Center and still currently in Jail. All three were charged with multiple Felony and Misdemeanor charges.

Amanda Branham was charged with the following1)Burglary 1st2)Burglary 2nd3)Grand Larceny over $20004)Petit Larceny 5)Possession of Methamphetamine

Wendy E M Hinson was charged with the following.1) Burglary 2nd x 2 counts2) Grand Larceny 3) Petit Larceny

Joel Weston Dowd was charged with the following.1) Accessory after the fact of Burglary 2nd x 2 counts2) Possession of Stolen Property over $20003) Possession of Stolen Property less then $20004) Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.