Armed Homeowner Foils Burglary, Two Arrested

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Two people were arrested after deputies say a homeowner stopped a burglary as it was happening, Wednesday afternoon.

20-year-old Terry Cecil Barker of Starr and 26-year-old Alan Keith Sawyer of Anderson were both arrested and charged with third degree burglary following the incident.

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, a homeowner on Martin Road in Starr found the two in a backyard storage building and confronted them with a gun.

When deputies arrived, they took the suspects into custody without incident.

Barker and Sawyer are being held at the Anderson County Detention Center awaiting bond hearings.

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