The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday arrested Matthew Keith Guenther, 28, of Wilkesboro on charges of felony breaking and entering, felony larceny, possession of burglary tools, damage to property, simple possession of oxycodone and hydrocodone and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The sheriff’s office states that they received a 911 call at 1:40 p.m. from a juvenile at a residence on Swan Creek Road in Jonesville. The juvenile said that a white male was attempting to gain entry into the residence. The juvenile was instructed by 911 dispatchers to hide in a closet and remain on the phone with communications.
Deputies with the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene within three minutes of receiving the 911 call and found Guenther at the residence with $3,800 worth jewelry in his pocket that was taken from the residence.
Guenther was arrested on the listed charges and is being held at the Yadkin County Jail under a $75,000 secured bond. Jonesville Police Department also responded to the scene and assisted the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office.
The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office reminds parents if they have children at home this summer to be aware of their surroundings and know what to do in an emergency situation and not hesitate to call 911.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact Yadkin County Crimestoppers at (336) 679-2366.