Men charged with DeKalb County burglary

Robert Brewster and James Himber Robert Brewster and James Himber

The two men were caught by a homeowner until police could arrive, authorities said.

Posted: Oct. 31, 2017 1:58 PM
Updated: Oct. 31, 2017 2:34 PM

DeKalb County authorities have arrested two men for burglary after they said the men were caught inside a Valley Head home.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office said a homeowner on Highway 117 in Valley Head found Robert Brewster, 34, and James Himber, 39, in his home Friday. The homeowner held them until deputies and police from Ider and Henagar arrived.

After Brewster and Himber were arrested for third-degree burglary, deputies said they went to Brewster's home on County Road 121 in Valley Head to recover possible stolen items. While they were there, deputies ended up charging Brewster with drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession.

Melissa Louise Harrison

Deputies also ended up arresting Melissa Louisa Harrison, 35, of Valley Head, at Brewster's home for drug possession and drug paraphernalia possession.

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