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Henderson Co. deputies arrest 6 in burglary ring

Posted: Updated: Dec 26, 2011 12:39 PM
From top-left to lower-right: Nicholas Jackson, Taylor Jackson, Brandon Williams and Bryan Lamb. (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office) From top-left to lower-right: Nicholas Jackson, Taylor Jackson, Brandon Williams and Bryan Lamb. (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office)
Ricky Ward (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office) Ricky Ward (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office)
The stolen firearms deputies recovered during the arrest of Ricky Ward. (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office) The stolen firearms deputies recovered during the arrest of Ricky Ward. (Henderson Co. Sheriff's Office)
HENDERSONVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Deputies in Henderson County have arrested several people in connection with a string of robberies to homes and businesses in the area.

Deputies said the county had been hit with multiple daytime break-ins across the county during the past three months.

Brandon Williams, 29, of Asheville, Nicholas Jackson, 22, Taylor Jackson, 22, Bryan Lamb, 22, and Christian Bell, 23, each of Hendersonville, were all arrested on Nov. 30 and deputies said they were responsible for multiple residential break-ins in Henderson County.

Deputies said John Ledford, 34, was arrested on Dec. 20 at his Asheville home and he was also responsible for multiple break-ins in Henderson and Buncombe Counties. He is being held in Buncombe County and will be sent to Henderson County to face multiple felony charges including breaking, entering, and larceny, according to deputies.

On Dec. 21, Ricky Ward, 34, of Etowah, NC, was also arrested and charged with breaking, entering, larceny and possession of burglary tools. He also had an outstanding child support arrest warrant. Deputies said he is currently being held in the Henderson County jail under a $21,000 secured bond.

During Ward's arrest, deputies said they recovered 49 stolen firearms. The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.

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