Man charged with burglary of ice cream store

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Accused is lodged in Putnam County jail pending court date

By The Staff

A Hodgenville man was charged last week with the burglary of a Baskin Robbins store, according to a report in The Herald-Citizen in Cookeville, Tenn.

Brian Neil Hammons, 37, is charged also with evading arrest in the case.

It was around 3:15 a.m. July 26 when someone in a nearby building heard a hammering noise at the back of the ice cream shop. He called police and Cookeville officers responded.

The officers found the back door of the business had been forced open, and they could hear “what sounded to be power tools being used inside.”

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