Over the course of the
last several weeks the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office began to investigate
several reports of residential burglary and breaking or entering in the
Southwest part of the County.
Information developed through investigation began to
point at two men from the Greenwood area as being viable suspects. The SCSO followed up on the information and
with the assistance of the Greenwood Police Department and State Parole were
able to arrest two individuals.
A Parole search was conducted on Grinnel Circle in
Greenwood on 1-10-14. This duplex was
the listed residence of Josh and Justin Wilkerson. The search revealed drugs, paraphernalia, and
Among the items recovered were lawn equipment, hand
tools, motorcycle accessories, and a washing machine. The total value of the items recovered is
several thousand dollars.
Josh Wilkerson was charged with Parole Violation,
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Residential Burglary, and Theft of
Property. Josh Wilkerson of Hartford is
26 years of age. Justin Wilkerson of
Hartford is 19 years of age. Justin was
charged the same as his brother but also added was Delivery of Methamphetamine.
Investigators are continuing to follow up with the
victims on the return of the items to the rightful owners.