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Husband-and-wife team arrested on burglary charges
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The sheriff’s department arrested a local husband-and-wife team on Oct. 15 in connection with a recent burglary and theft at a Campbell Road home.Berl William Doop, 32, and 30-year-old Ismay Tean Doop both face charges of aggravated burglary and theft of property over $1,000.According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, the Doops allegedly broke into the residence by kicking in the front door on Oct. 9.The couple reportedly stole a Honda transmission, a battery, a push mower, a tire and rim, indoor heaters, a 13-inch television, a microwave, and several other items, with a total value of more than $1,000.The case was investigated by criminal detectives of the sheriff's department.Bond for both Doops is $10,000, and they will appear in court on Oct. 25. Randy Mitchell Hobbs, 54, of Liberty was charged with possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance (marijuana) for sale and delivery, and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon on Oct. 17. The sheriff said that a drug detective was dispatched to assist a probation officer who was checking on Hobbs at his home.Hobbs reportedly let authorities into the residence, and allowed them to search the premises.Ray said that several marijuana buds, which weighed more than five ounces, were found in a drawer.A search of Hobbs' person allegedly revealed a plastic bag containing more marijuana, and more than 20 marijuana seeds were found on a desk in the living room.A 12-gauge shotgun was reportedly found in a bedroom closet, and seven shells were found in the living room.