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Woman accused of robbing same house four times
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A Dowelltown woman is accused of breaking into a neighbor home four separate times while the victim was in the nursing home last month, and has been charged with four counts of aggravated burglary and theft under $500.According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, 39 year-old Tammy Denise Currie is under a $30,000 bond and she will be in court August 18.Ray reports that Currie went to the residence on East Main Street in Dowelltown four times in July and took items from the residence with the knowledge that the victim was away.Currie allegedly entered the residence through a back door on all four occasions.Currie allegedly entered the residence and stole several dishes, antique plate sets, China sets, and other glass items valued at $200 on July 5.Currie reportedly took more dishes, valued at $150 from the home three days later. the second haul allegedly included China cups matching some of the dishes taken in the first theft.The sheriff says that Currie returned to the home on July 12 and stole a box of China dolls, two bb guns, and two lamps, all valued at $475.Then, on July 14, Currie allegedly entered the home again, taking a suitcase, jewelry, and a VCR, all valued at $390.Jason Kenneth Cline, 33, has been charged with vandalism. The sheriff reports that Cline broke a window in a holding cell at the DeKalb County Jail on July 26, while he was incarcerated.Cline could allegedly be seen on the jail's surveillance monitors kicking and breaking the window.The estimated value of the damage is $2,000.Ray said that the incident occurred while Cline was serving a weekend sentence.His bond is $3,500 and he will be in court August 4.Kenneth Adam Wright of Lower Helton Road, Alexandria, 29, is charged with a second offense of driving under the influence.Wright's bond is $3,000 and he will be in court on the charge August 25.He was also issued a citation for violation of the financial responsibility law and violation of the implied consent law.According to the sheriff, a deputy saw two males slumped over in a vehicle at the parking lot of DeKalb Market on July 31.While performing a welfare check on the car, the officer discovered that the engine was running.Wright,who was reportedly in the driver’s seat, was allegedly awakened by the deputy and asked to step out of the automobile.The officer reported a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on Wright, and he was judged to be very unsteady on his feet.Wright allegedly submitted to and performed poorly on several field sobriety tasks.He reportedly refused to submit to a blood test.Meanwhile, 42 year-old Theresa Petty Tittle of Liberty is charged with theft of property under $500.Her bond is set at $1,000, and she will be in court on Aug. 18.The sheriff says that on July 28, Tittle went to DeKalb Market and put $64.06 in gas into her vehicle, then left the store without paying for it.