Press Release Issued by Ashland Police Chief Joseph Stanford
On November 14, 2017 Ashland Police and Clay Sheriff’s Deputies made contact with a suspect that was believed to be involved in several of the burglaries in our area.
The suspect was identified by some witnesses as a person of interest, and both agencies sought him to speak with him about the cases. Ashland Police Department Sergeant Tony Hubbard, and Clay County Investigators Jason Freeman and Shannon House spoke to the suspect, Brandon Edwards, and admitted to the burglary on Tyson Road from November 4. He also admitted to several other burglaries that the county had outstanding.
As always, we at the Ashland Police Department would like to thank the Clay County Sheriff’s Department and the Lineville Police Department for their assistance in solving this case.