Harlan man faces burglary charge

Published 11:30 am Wednesday, September 13, 2023

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A Harlan man is facing a burglary charge after allegedly being found in possession of stolen items.

On Saturday, Timothy Roark, 45, was arrested by a Harlan County Sheriff’s sergeant.

According to a news release, Harlan County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at a Baxter residence. The homeowner had returned home and found a vehicle in the home’s driveway.

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When the deputies arrived at the scene, they had K9 officer Sjors with them. After items belonging to the homeowner were found in the vehicle, Sjors began a search of the property.

Sjors led police to a Roark, who was located inside the residence, he was then arrested without incident.

Roark was charged with second-degree burglary. He was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $20,000 full cash bond.