Homeowner finds suspect's purse at scene of Franklin County burglary

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 2:44 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 24 at 6:00 PM

 (KMOV) –Police were able to arrest two people for a Franklin County home burglary after one suspect left identification at the scene Monday afternoon. 

Police say Fallon Gogan, 22, and Ricky Ward, 24, stole knob and tube wiring and copper pipe from a home under renovation off Highway AH. 
 
Upon walking through the home, the owner found a purse belonging to Gogan still on the sofa. The purse contained a wallet with identification linking Gogan to the incident. 
 
Investigators found Gogan and Ward hiding in the backyard of her St. Clair home in the 200 block of South Oak Street. 
 
Both suspects were charged with felony second-degree burglary. Bond has been set at $25,000.

 

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