Arrests made in string of burglaries

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Michael Shannon Pruitt, of Richmond, arrested 7-12-17 in connection to string of burglaries in Madison County

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Tips following a Facebook post led to the arrest of a man in connection to a string of burglaries in the Union City area, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say 40-year old Michael Shannon Pruitt, of Richmond, was arrested Wednesday around 6:00 p.m. on Greens Crossing Road.

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Investigators say they recovered large amounts of stolen property which is being returned to owners.

Deputies say they arrested three other people on outstanding warrants. The additional arrests included 43-year old Christopher Thomas, of Richmond; 22-year old Brittany Weaver, of Richmond; and 28-year old Justin Hendricks, of Richmond.

The case is still under investigation, according to deputies.