NEW: Trial Set In Breaking and Entering Case

Posted: August 1, 2014

Daily News-Record

A Rockingham County judge scheduled a trial today for one of two sisters charged in connection with more than a dozen home break-ins.

April Deeds, 25, and Beth Ann Deeds, 20, both of Fulks Run, were indicted Monday in Rockingham County Circuit Court.

April Deeds, who also goes by April Wallace, is charged with six felony counts of grand larceny, seven felony counts of breaking and entering, and one felony count of obtaining money by false pretenses.

During a hearing Friday in Rockingham County Circuit Court, Judge Bruce Albertson scheduled April Deeds' jury trial for Nov. 4.

Beth Ann Deeds is charged with felony obtaining money by false pretenses, two felony counts of grand larceny and five counts of breaking and entering. She is scheduled to appear in court for a plea hearing on Tuesday.

Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said the pair are responsible for 15 break-ins that were reported between the end of January and mid-February.

April Deeds was arrested on Feb. 16 and Beth Ann Deeds was arrested on March 14.

Homeowners on North Mountain Road near Broadway, Turleytown Road in Singers Glen, Rawley Pike near Hinton, Flint and Erickson avenues near Harrisonburg, and Wengers Mill Road in Linville reported their homes were broken into. In most cases, cash, jewelry, medications and electronics were stolen.

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