Chester man arrested for multiple thefts

James D. Marlen

A Chester man was arrested early this week in connection with multiple theft and burglary cases across Randolph County.

Randolph County Sheriff Jarrod Peters has announced that on Tuesday, afternoon, Oct. 10, the sheriff’s office arrested James D. Marlen, 30, at his residence in Chester.

The sheriff’s office initiated an investigation Sept. 6 into an alleged burglary case from August of this year. As a result, the sheriff’s office was able to develop leads on several open but unsolved theft and burglary cases throughout the county.

For more on Marlen, please see this week’s print edition.