Two men jailed after alarm sends police to Springfield business

Joseph Stevens and Clyde Neighbors appeared in Clark Co. Municipal Court Monday on charges of breaking and entering. STAFF PHOTO/Jeff Guerini
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Joseph Stevens and Clyde Neighbors appeared in Clark Co. Municipal Court Monday on charges of breaking and entering. STAFF PHOTO/Jeff Guerini

Two men arrested inside a Springfield business Sunday night were jailed on charges of breaking and entering.

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The pair appeared in court Monday.

Joseph Stevens, 37, appeared in Clark Co. Municipal Court this morning along with his alleged partner in crime, Clyde Neighbors, 40.

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According to a police report, an officer responding to an alarm at Tri-State Pallett Co. on Sherman Ave., found the two men inside the business just after 7 p.m. Sunday night.

The officer ordered the two men to the ground and handcuffed them before taking them to jail.

The officer found a damaged vending maching and toolbox, as well as a broken window in the business.

The officer also charged Stevens with possession of criminal tools after he was found with a bag and drill in his hands.

Steven’s entered a not guilty plea in court to breaking and entering and possession of criminal tools. A judge set his bond at $2,000.

Clyde Neighbors entered a not guilty plea to breaking and entering. His bond was set at $1,500.

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