A 26-year old Franklin man is taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Office on a long list of theft-related charges. Ian Sloan Nixon was arrested on September 25 charged with felony counts of breaking and entering, larceny and possession of stolen property. He also faces misdemeanor counts of trespassing, larceny and possession of stolen property. Nixon was booked into the Macon county Jail on a $3,500 bond.
In an unrelated incident:
A 37-year old Franklin man turned himself into the Sheriff’s Office on felony fraud charges. According to an arrest report filed by officers, Phillip Custer Gates III was charged with two felony counts of worthless checks and two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses. Custer III was booked into the Macon County jail September 25 on a $2,000 bond.