According to the Martin Co Sheriff’s Office, Deputies arrested a Martin Co. man Friday night (Dec 14, 2018) after members of a local Church found the man unwrapping Christmas presents underneath a tree.
When Church members confronted the man, reports said he covered his face with a mask and fled the area on foot.
The Martin Co. Sheriff’s Office was contacted and Church members were able to identify the man.
According to Martin Co. Deputy Aaron Blevins, he went to the home of 50 year old Daniel Lowe.
Once at the home, Deputy Blevins found wet clothing and a mask, matching the description given, as well as boots that matched a wet footprint left at the scene.
Daniel Lowe was arrested and was transported to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center and was charged with second degree burglary.
The Martin Co. Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate this incident.