40-year-old Harrison Howland was charged with aggravated burglary after he was caught with an accomplice breaking into a garage and stealing four toolboxes, a chainsaw, and various other tools.
On August 20th, Lebanon Police Department dispatched Detective Sandefur to 111 Jamestown Road following a reported burglary. Upon arrival, contact was made with Benjamin Channell, who advised police that his neighbor told him that his garage had been broken into. Benjamin reviewed the security footage and witnessed a vehicle arrive carrying two men, later identified as Harrison Howland and Aaron Harris. The men entered the garage and took items from his garage. Benjamin Harrison reported 4 toolboxes, a chainsaw, a socket set, and a drill missing from the garage. Detective Sandefur was able to verify the registration for the vehicle and found it was registered to Aaron Harris.
According to the affidavit, officers observed the car located at 409 Hill Street in Lebanon. Aaron Harris gave officers permission to search the home and officers located the 4 toolboxes reported stolen from the scene of the crime. During an interview, Aaron Harris confessed that he was inside the garage and informed police that his accomplice was Harrison Howland. Detective Sandefur also interviewed a passenger who was in the vehicle at the time of the robbery named Martin Strickland, who also identified Harrison as one of the men who removed items from Mr. Channell’s residence.
On August 28th, Harrison Howland was charged with aggravated burglary. His bond was set at $35,000.