Trooper Walt Szczepan arrested David Lee Lewis, 26, of Benham, on a warrant for a third-degree burglary charge on Wednesday.
Szczepan opened the case on the burglary on April 15. Following an investigation, he was able to arrest two people involved in the case.
It is alleged that Lewis used his father’s keys to gain access to Southeast Community College. Lewis’ father works in maintenance at the college.
It is also alleged that Lewis took 10 laptop computers valued at approximately $25,000 from the school .
Szczepan arrested Lewis at his residence with the assistance of trooper Jimmy Halcomb.
Also arrested in the case was David Ray McQueen, 35, of Lynch. He was charged with receiving stolen property over $300.
It is alleged that McQueen received six computers from Lewis knowing they were stolen.
Lewis and McQueen were lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center with bonds set at $5,000 full cash.
Szczepan said other arrests are pending in the case.
In other police news:
-- Jason Todd Brewer, 36, of Grays Knob, was arrested on a warrant by Harlan County sheriff’s deputy Silas Whitehead on charges of third-degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking, first-, second- and third-degree criminal mischief, possession of burglary tools and a persistent felony offender charge.
-- Paul S. Buell, 25, of Wallins, was arrested on a warrant by sheriff’s Sgt. David Williams for a charge of third-degree burglary.
-- Misty Renee Poindexter, 30, of Harlan, was arrested on a warrant by sheriff’s Captain Ed Taylor on charges of first-degree trafficking a controlled substance, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and fraudulent use of a credit card.
-- Jimmy Michael Gilbert, 51, of Baxter, was arrested on a warrant by deputy Bill Howard on charges of first-degree robbery and being a persistent felony offender.
-- Terry Wayne Bright, 37, of Cawood, was arrested on a warrant by Williams on charges of tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication.
-- Kenneth Ray Noe, 44, of Cawood, was arrested on a warrant by deputy Eddie Jones on charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication.