Deputies from the Scioto County Sheriff's Office arrested six individuals on Monday in connection with a breaking and entering, which occurred in Franklin Furnace on Sunday.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies received a call from Shelly Materials, in Franklin Furnace, on Sunday, reporting three subjects in a gray pick-up truck had broken into the plant and were scared away by a security guard.
The vehicle later was stopped by the Green Township policing deputy, and while deputies were with this vehicle, they received another call from Shelly Materials,
reporting another three people breaking into the plant in a green truck.
Following the investigation, six people were arrested, including Simon Byrd, 34, of Ewing, Ky.; Adam Blevins, 27, of Ironton; Ryan Sanders, 22, of Ironton; Joseph Fisher, 32, of Ironton; Christina Mollett, 19, of Franklin Furnace, and Anita Kersey, 19, of Franklin Furnace.
All six were charged with breaking and entering, felony theft and criminal tools, and were taken to Scioto County Jail on $7,500 bond. They each appeared in Portsmouth Municipal Court on Monday.