Fayette County burglary complaint leads to arrest

(WVVA) – A Fayette County man is in jail following a burglary complaint in Fayetteville.

Just before 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Gatewood Road area regarding a Burglary in-progress complaint.

The caller advised that she came home from work to find an intruder in her home with a knife. The complainant ran from the home for safety and called 911.  When deputies responded to the residence, the male suspect had just left the home and was walking away.  He was then detained and identified.

Vonjayson Saunders of Fayetteville was arrested for the felony offense of Entering Without Breaking and the misdemeanor offense of Violation of Protective Order.

Saunders was unable to post the $35,000 bond set by the Fayette County Magistrate’s Office and was remanded to the Southern Regional Jail.

Please contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590 if you have any information.

This incident remains under investigation.

Jill Croce

Jill Croce

Morning Anchor WVVA

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