Fayette County men arrested, charged for alleged burglary

MOUNT CARBON, WV (WOAY) – Two men have been arrested and charged after allegedly breaking into a home in Mount Carbon.

Brandon Watkins, a 37-year-old Mount Carbon man, is facing felony charges of conspiracy to commit a felony and burglary. He is also facing charges of destruction of property, a misdemeanor.

Additionally, Hunter J. Burtick, a 20-year-old man from Powelton, has been charged with conspiracy to commit a felony.

Deputies responded to reports of a burglary in progress in Mount Carbon. They were told that two men had broken into a trailer and were stealing things from inside.

The men had fled, but deputies were able to track them down and arrest them.

We will keep you updated as we learn more.

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