A Bowling Green man who allegedly told authorities that he was pawning jewelry for a family member faces a court hearing September 3rd.
Twenty-two-year-old Travis VanHooser is charged with felony burglary. He’s accused of trying to pawn silverware and jewelry reported stolen from a home on a county road near Highway 61 north of Bowling Green on August 7th.
Authorities allege in a probable cause statement that the suspect first told them the items he was trying to pawn belonged to a family member. Investigators reported that he then claimed a friend asked him to sell the items.
VanHooser also faces a felony possession of a controlled substance charge.
All persons charged with a crime are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.