A Brookings man has been arrested in connection with a Nov. 4 burglary of the Brookings Harbor Veterinary Hospital at 15630 U.S. Highway 101.
On Jan. 6, the Curry County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding the possible location of stolen property from the burglary. The value of that property and related damage exceeded $5,000.
A sheriff’s deputy obtained a warrant to search a vehicle registered to Daniel Richardson, 34, as well as a residence where the vehicle was located, in the Ophir area.
At about 8:00 that night, the search warrant was served and a variety of items that had been stolen from the veterinary clinic were recovered from the vehicle and the residence, said law enforcement officials.
In addition, they said, stolen property was found from a different burglary at the Hungry Clam on Lower Harbor Road. At the time that burglary was reported, the value of items taken was reported to be about $7,000.
At about 10:45 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and an Oregon State Police trooper contacted Richardson at a residence on Foxglove Way in Brookings, where they arrested him for burglary and theft by receiving.
Richardson was held in the Curry County Jail.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.