By: Jimmy Watt
Public Information Officer
(Walhalla, SC)———————————–The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help locating a suspect from Seneca wanted in a series of burglaries and larcenies along and on Doyle Drive in Seneca that occurred in June.
20 year old Michael Andrew Poole, Jr. of 2438 Owens Road is wanted by deputies regarding three separate incidents.
Poole, Jr. is wanted in the first incident on charges of Third Degree Burglary, Attempted Grand Larceny, and Malicious Damage to Property in a June 11th incident at 115 Doyle Drive in which Poole, Jr. is accused of breaking into a building and attempting to steal a Yamaha Grizzly ATV by tearing out the ignition switch.
Also on June 11th at 114 Doyle Drive, Poole, Jr. is accused in warrants of breaking into two vehicles, a 1984 Toyota Truck and a 1993 BMW 525 I and taking 2 GPS units, work gloves, tools and $240.00 in cash.
The final charge, also on June 11th, alleges that Poole, Jr. was in possession of a blue 2005 Nissan Maxima that was reported stolen from Anderson County. The vehicle was located at the intersection of Mertie Drive and Doyle Drive. Some of the items that were stolen from the vehicle break-ins at 114 Doyle Drive, one of the GPS units, a knife and an adapter, were found inside. The value of the Maxima was around $8,500.
Investigators report that Poole, Jr. has been seen previously around the Seneca and Anderson areas.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Michael Andrew Poole, Jr., contact Crime Stoppers at 864-638-STOP, 1-888-CRIME-SC, or text in your tip to 274637. You don’t have to give your name and if you tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.