Morgantown man accused in Brookhaven break-in

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Police are asking Brookhaven area residents to check garages and outbuildings for missing property. Detectives recovered tools, frozen food and other items while apprehending a suspect near the fire department.

Deputies were called to investigate a report of a suspicious person when they found the stash of items. With the help of local residents and after a short foot pursuit Earl D. Crites, 21, of Morgantown, was taken into custody.

Crites admitted to breaking into a storage building where the frozen food was taken, but they have not found the owners of the other property.

Anyone missing property is asked to file a report by calling 304-291-7260.