WASHINGTON COUNTY – An arrest has been made in a recent burglary investigation.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a burglary on the evening ofSeptember 17.  During the investigation, deputies found evidence that led them to an adjacent property where they made contact with Angel Foster,34.

Foster consented to a search of the property where deputies were able to locate several items that were recently reported as stolen.  An electric pressure washer, wagon, fishing rod and reels and other small items were recovered.

“We were happy to be able to recover these stolen items as quickly as we did,” said Washington County Sheriff Kevin Crews.  “Our goal is to make our citizens feel safe to leave their homes and property without fear of others taking their belongings.”

During the burglary investigation, deputies also found  marijuana being cultivated on the property.

Foster was arrested and charged with  dealing in stolen property, marijuana cultivation, and possession of marijuana.

Washington County Sheriff Kevin Crews urges anyone with knowledge of crimes being committed to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 850-638-6111. Tips may also be reported anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by emailing tips@wcso.us.