Suspected pawn shop burglars make first appearance

Published: Jun. 15, 2012 at 2:18 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 18, 2012 at 2:31 PM EDT
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Maurice Sanders
Maurice Sanders
Quymeisha Wallace
Quymeisha Wallace

Three people charged in connection with breaking into American Idol Winner, Phillip Phillips Dad's pawn shop, appeared before a judge Friday morning at the Dougherty County jail complex.

23-year-old Maurice Sanders, 18-year-old Quymeisha Wallace and 38-year-old, George Ferguson appeared before Magistrate Judge Victoria Darrisaw to hear the charges against them.

Sanders is charged with Burglary, 2nd degree Criminal Damage to property, theft by receiving stolen property, theft by taking, and Obstruction of an officer.

Wallace is charged with theft by receiving stolen property and burglary. Ferguson is charged with obstruction of an officer.

Police arrested all three after serving search warrants at two homes yesterday. Stolen items from Albany Sporting Goods and Pawn Shop were found.

Wallace and Sanders were denied bond. Ferguson's bond was set at $1,000.

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