Good Samaritan apprehends 2 charged with trespassing, theft

Published 4:18 pm Monday, January 29, 2018

On Sun., Jan. 28, Covington County deputies were dispatched to Cedar Crest Road, located off of County Road 70 to a good Samaritan that had two subjects held at gunpoint at his neighbor’s house that was being remodeled.

Jeremy Wade

Upon arrival, deputies found a white male and a white female sitting in a vehicle that was located on Cedar Crest Road. Shortly after the deputies arrived, the home owner showed up and stated that he had not given anyone permission to be on his property. Deputies discovered several pieces of electrical wire in the possession of the suspects, identified as Kayla Savage, white female, 25, of Opp. Also identified was Jeremy R. Wade, white male, 29, also from Opp.

Kayla Savage

Both suspects were arrested on scene and charged with criminal trespassing 3rd and theft of property 4th, both misdemeanors. They were transported to the Covington County Jail. They were held on a total bond of $3,500. Both have been bonded out.

Sheriff Dennis Meeks would like to thank the good Samaritan for his diligence in helping rid Covington County of some of the criminal elements.