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Wapello County Couple Accused Of Several Vehicle Break-Ins Apprehended

A Wapello County couple, accused of several vehicle break ins in late November have been apprehended. 32 year old Justin Connelly and 31 year old Shakyria Johnston both of Eddyville are said to have entered into at least 6-7 unoccupied vehicles in Eddyville and stolen numerous items. In at least one incident the two were caught in the act on a surveillance camera.

The pair have each been charged with six counts of third-degree burglary involving a motor vehicle. Both are currently being held in the Wapello County Jail, with a preliminary hearing set for this Wednesday.

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