Tina M. Knight, 44, Brazil, her son Andrew J. Knight, 21, Indianapolis, and nephew Stephen C. Hamman, 19, Brazil, were arrested Monday as part of a joint investigation between the Clay County Sheriff's and the Brazil City Police departments.
Appearing in Clay Circuit Court, Tina M. Knight was formally charged with three counts of class C felony burglary by the Clay County Prosecutor's Office. Charles Hear was appointed as defense counsel. A pre-trial conference was scheduled for Jan. 29, 2008, and a jury trial was scheduled for March 3, 2008, at 1:30 p.m.
Knight is scheduled for a pre-trial conference on March 21, 2008, and a jury trial on April 21, 2008.
Hamman is scheduled for a pre-trial conference on March 17, 2008, and a jury trial on April 21, 2008.
As a result of the investigation started Monday, BCPD officials discovered evidence that potentially will help solve several burglaries within the city, including John and John Plumbing, Clay County Senior Center, Family Hair Quarters and Clark's Auto Repair.
With the ongoing investigation still in progress, Sheriff Heaton said his department would not release further information to protect the integrity of potential further cases.