Police: Man and woman break into storage units, each face six counts of burglary

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Left to Right: Brandon Wayne Cole, Lauren Ashley Moore Tapscott (Courtesy: Athens Police Department)

ATHENS, Ala. — Police accuse two people of breaking into storage units on Lucas Ferry Road and Kings Drive Thursday.

Brandon Wayne Cole, 35,  and Lauren Ashley Moore Tapscott, 33, face six counts of Third-degree burglary, each.

Law enforcement reports Westside Mini Storage and M&M Mini Storage were broken into. An investigator with the department has been working, since May, on multiple reports of storage units being burglarized. According to police, some items taken include:

  • fishing equipment
  • tools
  • vacuums
  • dishes
  • a laptop
  • flowers
  • a Chinese statue
  • pop up tent
  • baskets
  • refrigerator
  • and other appliances

Both are in the Limestone County Jail with a $15,000 bond amount, according to the Limestone County Sheriff’s Public Jail website.

The investigations into these cases are continuing.