Two arrested breaking into drink machines

Dec. 28, 2012 @ 08:13 AM

FOREST CITY —  Rutherford County Communication Center received a call in reference to drink machines at Gilkey General Store being broken into on Saturday, Dec. 22.

Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area and found several drink machines in the area had been broken into. 

Deputies were able to locate and stop a vehicle which was occupied by John Lee Dawkins ,53, who gave an address of 250 Crestfield Road, Greenville S.C. and Ruth Ann Yates, 45, who gave an address of 1159 Pinebrooke Road, Auburn Ga. 

Dawkins and Yates were interviewed by detectives and charged with two counts each of break coin/currency machine and two counts each misdemeanor larceny. 

Dawkins and Yates each received a $10,000 secured bond.