CHEROKEE COUNTY — Two Pittsburg residents were arrested following an alleged burglary Monday.


According to a release from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, just before noon, the sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a reported burglary of an unoccupied home northeast of Columbus.


As the deputies arrived, one suspect emerged from the house while another came out of a garage, the sheriff’s office said. The suspects, identified as 42-year-old Dallas Kinnaird and 38-year-old Kren Kinnaird, both of Pittsburg, were placed under arrest.


During the course of the investigation, evidence emerged implicating the suspects in the burglary of another nearby property, according to the Sheriff’s Office, along with possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.


Both suspects were transported to the Cherokee County Jail where they are each being held in lieu of $16,000 bond on allegations of two counts of burglary, two counts of criminal damage to property, possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.