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      Breaking and entering suspect arrested in Roscommon County

      John Lawrence Schocke, of Laingsburg, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering a building as well as possession of marijuana.

      Three people broke into the Silver Dollar Express Sunday morning in Lyon Township near Higgins Lake.

      Two of the suspects admitted to being involved in the breaking and entering of the store.

      John Lawrence Schocke, of Laingsburg, was arrested and charged with breaking and entering a building as well as possession of marijuana.

      Schocke was arraigned on the charges in the 82nd District Court on Monday.

      Charges for the second suspect, a minor from Laingsburg, are pending.

      The suspects stole a large number of cigarettes from the store. The surveillance video from the store showed the suspects disguised with goggles, masks and hooded sweatshirts.

      Later that day, deputies received complaints about three suspects who were seen breaking into vehicles in the same area.

      Deputies were able to locate the property stolen from the Silver Dollar Express and able to match the clothing of the offenders from the surveillance footage.