Beckley police arrest man accused of multiple burglaries

BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) A man suspected of multiple burglaries and thefts was caught inside a victim’s vehicle.

Joseph Clarence Buckland, II, 35, of Beckley was arrested Monday when officers responded to a call in the Teel Road/ Lucas Drive section of Maxwell Hill.

A K-9 unit was used to track Buckland to the vehicle where he was hiding. He is connected with several burglaries of out-buildings in Maxwell Hill. Items stolen include clothing, food, electronics, jewelry and power tools.

Buckland was charged with two counts of nighttime burglary, daytime burglary, breaking and entering, petit larceny and trespassing He was taken to Southern Regional Jail on $150,000 bond.

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