Two Arrested For Echols Co. Elementary School Burglary

Posted at 5:33 PM, Feb 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-04 06:58:46-05

ECHOLS COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL)--Two people are accused of burglarizing Echols County Elementary School.

Echols County Sheriff Randy Courson says 31-year-old Donald Shadix and 46-year-old Tina Sampson took up temporary shelter at an abandoned house near the school.

Deputies say the break-in happened on the night of January 24.

Bags of stolen items were found at a home in Lowndes County, which included thousands of dollars of laptop computers, I-pads, cell phones, rolls of stamps, keyboards, a digital camcorder, and money.

Shadix and Sampson are charged with felony burglary, felony tampering with evidence, and felony theft by receiving stolen property.