The Winchester Police Department arrested a man Thursday evening for stealing a number of items from a home in the city. Matthew James Elliott, 27, is charged with grand larceny. On July 8th officers responded to the 300 block of Fairview Avenue for a burglary. A resident said he came home to find that someone had broken into his house and stolen a number of his firearms, a knife, a gaming system, and lawn equipment. An investigation led detectives to Elliott. He was arrested on Thursday, July 10th around 6 p.m. and taken to the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center where he was released on a $5,000 unsecured bond.
All of the items taken from the home on Fairview Avenue were recovered. Additional charges are pending.