A Pacific man was charged Friday in the burglaries at two Dollar General stores in the county.
Vincent J. Stockell, 28, was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary. He is being held at the Franklin County Jail on a $50,000.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Dollar General store, located at 177 Highway AT, at around 11 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22. Deputies found the front glass door has been broken by a brick.
The deputies reviewed the surveillance footage and found a white male, wearing a black or dark colored jacket and shirt, blue jeans, and black or dark colored shoes entered the store and stole beer and cigarettes.
Just before 1 a.m. Friday morning, deputies responded to another alarm at the Dollar General store in Robertsville at 7372 Highway O. Again deputies found the front glass at that store was busted out by a brick
The surveillance footage revealed the same person of interest from the Villa Ridge Dollar General store burglary.