Wednesday, August 10, 2022

114 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253
Ph: 336.228.7851

Woman claims to be taking photos of house; actually she and accomplice had broken into it

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Deputies responding to a call last Monday afternoon about a report of a braking and entering discovered that there had, indeed, been a break-in, although the first person contacted on the scene in the 5600 block of South NC 62 claimed to deputies when first questioned that she was merely taking photos of the house.

Deputies found a car running in the driveway and ultimately located the woman and man and charged each with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering.

Arrested were Jennifer Lynne Scearce, white, female, 41, of 519 Queen Ann Street, Burlington;

Jennifer Lynne Scearce

and Christopher Rogers Tinnin, black, male, 41, of 2912 Crouse Lane Burlington.

Christopher Rogers Tinnin
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Each was placed under a $10,000 secured bond.


OTHER SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTS OVER PAST WEEK:

Graham and Mebane teens charged with child pornography:  https://alamancenews.com/graham-and-mebane-teens-charged-with-child-pornography/

Elon man arrested for stealing copper from rural Burlington church: https://alamancenews.com/elon-man-charged-with-attempted-theft-of-copper-from-rural-burlington-church/

Graham couple charged with credit card theft: https://alamancenews.com/graham-couple-charged-with-credit-card-theft/

Unconscious driver ultimately charged with outstanding warrants, drug offenses: https://alamancenews.com/deputies-check-on-unconscious-driver-nets-arrest/

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