UPDATE: Charleston Police arrest woman in South Hills burglaries, police searching for two other people
Police are searching for this vehicle
Melinda Green turned herself into police.
Police are searching for Lannie Shaffer
Police are searching for Louise Gail Lanham.
A woman connected to break-ins in South Hills was arrested. According to Lt. Steve Cooper with the Charleston Police Department, Melinda Green turned herself in Wednesday afternoon of August 13. Green has already bonded out.
Lt. Cooper says that arrest warrants have been issued for Lannie Shaffer and another person, Louise Gail Lanham, in connection to these South Hills burglaries.
Two people have been named as persons of interest in at least one South Hills break-in.
Lt. Steve Cooper with the Charleston Police Department told 13 News that they are looking for 23-year-old Lannie Shaffer and 46-year-old Melinda Green in connection to this crime.
Cooper said the two were seen leaving a home that was broken into along Holly Road in South Hills on July 20th. There have been a number of other break-ins in the area. Cooper said they aren't ruling out the possibility that the two could be responsible for those as well.
Cooper added that Green and Shaffer have been avoiding officers when they have tried to contact them.
Their vehicle is a dark colored Sebring convertible with a tan top.
In a press conference Thursday, August 7, Cooper said a burglary arrest warrant for Green was issued, based on physical evidence at the scene of another burglary that occurred on July 24 on Oakmont Road in South Hills, WV.
If you have any information on where Shaffer and Green are, you are asked to call 911 immediately.
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