MARTINSVILLE – Two people were arrested on preliminary charges for the burglary of three Morgan County homes.
According to police Latisha Anne Marie Simpson, 22, and Matthew Dale Wilson, 31, also burglarized a home belonging to a Bloomington Police officer on Tuesday.
On Thursday afternoon police received reports of burglaries happening in the county.
A witness was able to give police a description of the vehicle, along with the license plate number, that they saw leaving a neighboring home. The vehicle was located and the pair was taken into custody.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department said 16 weapons were found in the car, including rifles and handguns. Several other items were located in the car.
Wilson and Simpson were awaiting formal charges as of Friday.