Arrest Made Regarding Break-ins

On April 29, the Sidney Police Department arrested William Thomas Garrad, 32, Sidney, in relation to the string of vehicle break-ins in Sidney over the last few months.

Garrad was charged with two counts of criminal possession of dangerous drugs, both felonies; one count of criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor; one count of theft of property exceeding $5,000 or common scheme, a felony; and one count of burglary, a felony. Several additional charges are pending. Garrad is currently incarcerated in the Richland County Detention Facility with bond set at $100,000.

In the early morning hours of April 29, officers received another complaint about a theft from a motor vehicle. During the subsequent investigation, a lead developed identifying a person of interest. A search warrant for the individual’s residence was secured and during the course of the search officers located a significant amount of stolen property including wallets, credit cards, and identification cards; as well as suspected narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

 

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