Two Arrested in Connection with Burglary

By: Cathleen Moxley Email
By: Cathleen Moxley Email

Two men are behind bars this evening in connection with a burglary that happened December 30th.

Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested Brian Morgan Tuesday morning for allegedly stealing several items from a home on Simpson street in Washington County.

And deputies say Morgan wasn't alone in the crime. They also arrested Kenneth Sparks just a day after it happened.

Some of the items stolen include two handguns, some knives and a small portion of a $10,000 coin collection.

Detectives say these items were taken from the home of an elderly couple.

"One of them is terminally ill, so he's laying on his death bed while somebody's ransacking his residence. It's very disturbing," Detective Brian Rhodes with the Washington County Sheriff's Office said.

Both Morgan and Sparks are currently being held in the Washington County jail, each on a $35,000 bond.


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  • by Connie Location: West Virginia on Jan 8, 2009 at 04:19 PM
    Let me tell you all something!!! I am Brians X wife and he is not TRASH!! Whoever this Tina is she must judge alot!! She doesnt know any of them!I DO!! I agree with the anonymous comment Brian Morgan would not do this and no he isnt the kind of man to do this ither!!Tut tut Tina whoever u r do not judge someone else. Kenny set Brian up and I know he did for Brian is not the kind of man to do this. Kenny you know you set ur uncle up and you know that is wrong dead wrong!! He took you in when YOU didnt have a place to go. Why Kenny? NO ONE ELSE DID NOT WANT U AROUND CAUSE U R A THIEF!!! YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF TRYING TO INVOLVE UR UNCLE WHEN HE DIDNT DO A THING!!Brian would do without then to steal from anyone and I mean anyone. Kenny ur setting ur uncle up. Stop telling lies on his u r a sad sad person to do this especially for ur uncle letting you stay there when you had nowhere to go. Shame on you Kenny and make it right TELL THE TRUTH YOUR A SAD PERSON!!
  • by Tina Location: Marietta on Jan 8, 2009 at 05:18 AM
    This angers me to no end........they evidently knew what they were looking for and whose house to go to. Talk about a worthless and heartless bunch of trash!! I say "HANGEM" they deserve it. My heart goes out to this couple that was violated.
  • by Michael Location: Vienna on Jan 7, 2009 at 08:35 PM
    Don't worry the way things have been lately around here they may get a slap on the wrist if they throw the book at them.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 7, 2009 at 05:53 PM
    That's just sick. Brian Morgan is not the kind of man who would do this. Ken Sparks has set up Brian, after Brian took him in after Ken's last stay in jail... so sad.
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