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2 men arrested for breaking into homes in Monroe County

Guns, electronics among items stolen from homes

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FRENCHTOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two Monroe County men were arrested Friday in connection to a series of robberies in Frenchtown Charter Township.

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says eight break-ins were investigated between Aug. 4 and Aug. 12 in the Resort District Authority. Guns, electronics, jewelry and coins were stolen during the robberies.

Michigan State Police officers arrested Ryan Eighmey (left, above), a 23-year-old Frenchtown Township man, on an unrelated trespassing and resisting and obstructing charge and later found that he had some of the stolen property from a break-in that happened on Aug. 8. He was held in the Monroe County Jail.

Another 23-year-old, Christopher Brown (right, above), of Monroe, was identified by a forensic test as being involved in the break-ins.

They were arrested Friday at 1 p.m. Both men are facing charges of home invasion and receiving and concealing stolen property.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police at 734-240-7548.