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Man charged with burglaries in East Hall
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Bobby Shane Bruce

A Gainesville man is charged in connection with two burglaries in East Hall County.

Bobby Shane Bruce, 41, was arrested Tuesday by Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators.

The incidents happened in the Hall Drive and White Sulphur Road area. Investigators recovered a window unit air conditioner and miscellaneous items including jewelry, cameras and other small electronics, all valued at approximately $1,000.

Sgt. Kiley Sargent of the Hall County Sheriff's Office said Bruce was located after he sold several stolen items to local pawn shops.

Bruce was booked in the Hall County Jail and charged with two counts of burglary, misdemeanor theft by taking, felony theft by deception, false report of a crime and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

This incident remains under investigation by the Hall County Sheriff's Office, Criminal Investigations Division.