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UPDATE: Police say alleged Rainelle burglar captured

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Thomas Laton, image courtesy of Rainelle P.D. Thomas Laton, image courtesy of Rainelle P.D.
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UPDATE:

Thomas Laton, the man police have been hunting after an alleged burglary in Rainelle last week, is behind bars Chief JP Stevens said Wednesday.

Stevens says the Lewisburg State Police Detachment and Rainelle Police worked together to capture Laton from a Fairlea residence, where he was hiding.

"I want to thank them for helping us out with this," said Stevens.

Laton is now in Southern Regional Jail on $11,000 bond.

Upon his arrest, Stevens said they also discovered Laton had 10 warrants for worthless checks.

The two others police alleged were hiding Laton have also been arrested, and later posted bond. Jonathan and Virginia Ferrell of Lewisburg were each charged with falsifying information to officers.

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RAINELLE, W. VA (WVVA)-- Rainelle police say a man is still on the run after an alleged burglary of a Rainelle residence.

According to Chief JP Stevens of the Rainelle Police Department, Jameson Hampton of Rainelle and Thomas Laton of Charmco  broke into a Horton Ave. home.

He says they got in through the kitchen window and stole at least $4050 worth of property, including 3 hunting bows, 2 stereo amps, a cell phone, some box speakers, a toolbox, 2 computers, and 4 tires/wheels from the car parked out front of the home.

Stevens said Tuesday that Jameson Hampton was captured by police and confessed to the crime.

Thomas Laton is still on the run, and chief jp stevens believes he is hiding in the Lewisburg area.

Police are still working on recovering the stolen property, but they have found the bows and one of the computers.

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