Couple charged with burglaries while kids are in the car

Gerald Sarver (Brown County Jail)
Gerald Sarver (Brown County Jail)

BROWN COUNTY,OH (FOX19) --- A couple is behind bars after sheriffs say they broke into homes while their kids were waiting in the car.

Brown County Sheriffs have arrested Gerald and Laverne Sarver after they were caught breaking into a home on Monday. Officials say they got a call from a homeowner when the pair were trying to break in. When Police arrived to the scene, they found their 4 and 5-year-old sons in the car along with stolen good from other homes in the area.

The Sarvers are connected to 15 different burglaries in Brown County. They are from Batavia and Clermont County is looking to see if they are connected to any unresolved burglaries in their county.

The children are staying with other family members.