Sheriff Darren Campbell stated that on Wednesday the 5th day of October a victim on Woodstream Circle reported that he came home to find a strange vehicle in his driveway. The victim took a picture of the license plate before entering the home and finding the suspect in the master bathroom of the home.
The victim told the female to leave the home and called to report the incident. Deputies responded to take the report and when they spoke to the victim he advised that nothing was stolen from the home. Detectives were able to identify Jennifer Strickland as the suspect in the matter and warrants were obtained for Breaking and Entering. Strickland was arrested and given a $5,000.00 bond. Strickland has a first appearance on Monday October 10th 2016.
Strickland was previously charged in September 2015 for two similar breaking and entering incidents. In both of these incidents Strickland made entry into the homes and was attempting to take prescription medication. One of the victims lives on E. Meadowview Drive and one of the victim’s lives on Cooper Farm. Strickland was charged with two counts of Felony Breaking and Entering, Felony Larceny after Breaking and Entering and Attempted Larceny after Breaking and Entering.
On June 7th, 2016, Strickland was sentenced in District Court by Jude Ed Hedrick to three 45 day sentences for a plea of Misdemeanor Breaking and Entering, and 2 counts of Misdemeanor Larceny. All three of these sentences are to run at the end of each other for a total of 135 days in jail. This was suspended to three 24 months sentences on probation for a total of 6 years on probation.