LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – A neighbor alerted a family member to a possible burglary in progress at a loved one’s home.
Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Christopher West went to Corrington Lane in LaFollette on the afternoon of Monday, Jan. 25 to respond to a possible burglary. When he arrived, West was met by the victim’s sister who was watching over the property while her brother was in the hospital.
The woman told West she had received a call from a neighbor who said someone in a black car was taking items from the home. She explained that she drove to her brother’s home and saw Randall Douglas. Her husband then came to the home and blocked Douglas’ car from leaving. There were allegedly multiple items inside Douglas’ car that belonged to the victim, and the sister told him to put the items back in the home, according to a report from the sheriff’s department.
Douglas, who allegedly told officials he is disabled, returned the items. West spoke with Douglas who confirmed what the woman had reported. Douglas allegedly confessed to his crimes.
Randall L. Douglas, 60, 1055 Lowes Branch Road, LaFollette was charged with aggravated burglary. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 02/05/2021-6AM)