W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Weeks later, deputies have tracked down the man they say broke in to the Dollar General on Campbells Creek Drive in Kanawha County.
An interview aired on WSAZ on Aug. 25 actually played a big part in the arrest, investigators say.
Investigators and reporters alike often rely on people who live near a crime scene for information.
But in this case, one source helped deputies in a very significant way.
After the break-in at his neighborhood Dollar General, Zackory Pullens told WSAZ.com he was concerned for his community.
"Everybody shops there. It's a good place. Good people work there. It's a really friendly place to go to," Pullens says.
Pullens told us he heard some loud noises at the store, which is across the street from his house.
"Glass was shattered. So, I stuck my head in the window, thinking there was somebody in there. I hollered. I was like, 'Hello, is anybody in there? Just to let you know I called the cops,' " Pullens told us.
Deputies say it turns out his story's not true. In fact, they say he never called police.
What’s more, the once-concerned neighbor is now charged with breaking and entering.
"It was so blatant that his clothing was very similar to the person who was standing at the broken glass at the Dollar General that it was almost hard to believe that this could be our suspect, and it was easily being handed to us," Detective A.C. Pile says.
Pullens didn't have much to say to WSAZ.com Tuesday night, but deputies say he confessed to the break in.
When they went to his house last week, they found a Dollar General bag on his porch filled with items reported from the store.
According to a criminal complaint, Pullens has confessed to breaking into the store.
Really? You put your face on tv talking about the robbery when you are the one who did it? Wow.... Here's another...
W.Va (WSAZ) -- Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies have issued an arrest warrant for the man who they say attempted to rob a video lottery parlor early Wednesday morning. The man was shot by an employee and is in the hospital.
The warrant has been issued for 30 year-old Chad Wehrle. Police believe he's the man who walked into Teresa's Cafe, demanded money and told everyone to get on the ground. Police say he was carrying a shotgun and wearing a red bandanna covering his face.
But a worker at the cafe managed to grab a gun and shot at Wehrle. Police say he ran from the video lottery parlor and shot several times at the building.
Wehrle later showed up at the hospital. He is listed in serious condition.
I know he needed to go to the hospital, but if you seriously think you can just walk into a bar here in WV and try to rob it, you got another thing coming man. We protect ourselves here.
And here's the one from Ohio....
General rule of thumb: when looking to buy marijuana, don't text the sheriff. Authorities said a Helena teen sent out a text message last week in search of pot, but instead of contacting the drug dealer, he hit a wrong number and inadvertently sent the message to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton. The text read, "Hey Dawg, do you have a $20 I can buy right now?" Dutton told the Helena Independent Record he initially thought it was a joke, but he quickly realized it was a real request for drugs. He responded to the text, and a detective pretending to be the dealer organized a meeting with the boy last Wednesday. The detective spotted two teenage boys at the arranged meeting spot and called the number three times to make sure he had the right person. Dutton said when the detective showed the teens his badge, their faces turned white and their knees began to wobble. One of the boys even fainted.
All I have to say is HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!