A Sullivan man who allegedly broke into a business and stole more than $1,000 in merchandise has been charged with multiple felonies.
Tay Lee Beckjorden, 20, was charged Jan. 3 in Franklin County Associate Circuit Court with four counts of second-degree burglary, three counts of stealing and a misdemeanor of property damage.
According to the probable cause statement filed by Sullivan police in the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office, on Nov. 27, Beckjorden broke into a business at 100 W. Main St., Sullivan, and stole $1,032 in merchandise.
According to Sullivan police, Beckjorden admitted to entering the business through an unlocked front door. Property valued at $552 was recovered and $480 in merchandise is missing.
A $30,000 cash-only bond was set Jan. 3 and then reduced to 10 percent cash or surety.