Police Arrest Wanted Man

Local - 12/19/2012 6:52 PM by Courtney Rosemond
UPDATE (12/19):

A Greenbrier County man wanted on breaking and entering charges has been arrested, and so have his victims.

Rainelle Police Chief J.P. Stevens says the Rainelle Police Department along with the help of State Police arrested Thomas Andrew Laton Wednesday after being on the run. Laton, along with another man Jameson Hampton face night time burglary, grand larceny and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony. Also arrested were Jonathan and Virginia Ferrell, Hampton and Laton's victims.

Hampton was arrested Tuesday, but the Ferrell's were hiding Laton in a Fairlea home, they're now charged with giving false information to police. They both posted a $2500 dollar bond. Laton is currently in Southern Regional Jail. Police also found 10 worthless check warrants on Laton. 


Rainelle Police Chief J.P. Stevens said that the department has obtained warrants on Thomas Andrew Laton.  Laton's last known address is in Charmco. 

Laton and Jameson Hampton, 23, are accused of breaking into a home on Horton Avenue and stealing a computer, three bows, and tires right off of a car. Hampton is being held in Southern Regional Jail.

Anyone with information on Laton's whereabouts is asked to call the Rainelle Police Department.


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