Branson man arrested for Exeter theft

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

25-year-old charged with stealing Playstation, TV

A Branson man is charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor after allegedly stealing gaming equipment and a TV from a home in Exeter.

Timothy Pope, 25, of Branson, is charged with second-degree burglary, stealing and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to a probable cause report filed by Exeter Police Chief Kenen Martinez, on July 28, Pope allegedly entered an apartment on Glenda Street unlawfully.

Once inside, he allegedly stole a Plastation Four gaming system, two Playstation controllers, nine Playstation games and a 50-inch Emerson LED HDTV. The items combined to value $1,020.

On Aug. 9, Pope was arrested in his apartment on Glenda Street, and inside the residence, police allegedly found two syringes with needles, both field testing positive for methamphetamine.

Pope is being held in the Barry County jail on a $15,000 bond. He has been arraigned, and a disposition hearing is scheduled for Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the courtroom of Judge Robert Foulke.

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