WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Two people are in jail for burglarizing a home in Wyoming County.
Gerold Wayne Jako Jr. and his girlfriend Samantha England entered a home in the Corinne area without permission. As they exited the residence they were seen by a witness carrying a safe belonging to the victim. They attempted to conceal the safe with a bed quilt also belonging to the victim.
Upon inspection of the victim’s bedroom, the room was ransacked, the safe was missing along with one-bed quilt from the victim’s bed. Contents of the safe exceeded 5,000 dollars, to include a firearm, jewelry, cash and other items.
Both are charged with grand larceny, daytime burglary, and conspiracy to commit a felony. They are being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 30,000 dollar bond.