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Resident accused of stealing nearly $60,000 worth of items

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A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with first-degree burglary after he allegedly broke into someone's home and stole nearly $60,000 worth of items.

John S. Roution, 26, of 365 Sharon Drive, was arrested Tuesday, June 5, at 9:24 p.m.

According to Roution's arrest citation, he allegedly entered a home on Hunter Trace in Campbellsville and stole items such as firearms, jewelry, tools and more. The items are estimated at being worth $59,965.

Bond was originally set at $100,000.

Roution pleaded not guilty to the charge in Taylor District Court on Wednesday, June 6. Bond was set at $10,000 cash and he was ordered to not have contact with the alleged victim.

On Wednesday, June 13, the charge against Roution was held to a Taylor County grand jury for possible indictment.

First-degree burglary is a Class B felony, punishable by as much as 20 years in prison.

Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Billy Rice investigated.