On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, Cherokee County deputies and investigators responded to a burglary in progress call on County Road 22 near Pruett’s Campground. The homeowner observed two males stealing items from his residence and called the Sheriff’s Office. En route to the scene, investigators spotted the suspects’ vehicle and engaged them in a short pursuit. Christopher G. Hill, 40, and Larry Joe Brannon, 53, both of Centre, were arrested and charged with third-degree burglary, obscuring the identity of a vehicle, attempting to elude, and violation of the prohibition law. Deputies transported both suspects to the Cherokee County Detention Center where they await bond. Investigators are continuing to work to recover more stolen property.
Christopher Hill Larry Brannon