October 22, 2014

Mostly clear

Grafton man pleads guilty in Medina County burglary string

Jerimiah Covey

Jerimiah Covey

MEDINA — A 36-year-old Grafton man police say was responsible, along with his wife, for a six-month string of burglaries in Liverpool Township last year pleaded guilty Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court.

Jerimiah Covey pleaded to 11 counts of burglary. He faces a sentence of eight or more years in prison at his July 28 sentencing hearing before county Common Pleas Judge Christopher J. Collier.

Covey’s wife, 30-year-old Shannon Covey, pleaded no contest to burglary charges in March and awaits sentencing June 26.

The couple was arrested after Medina County sheriff’s deputies tracked down their vehicle, which was seen near the scene of an attempted robbery in Granger Township. The couple was arrested after deputies found some of the items that were reported stolen in their vehicle.

Investigators connected them to possibly 13 burglaries in Liverpool Township in 2013. They said a second group of burglars might have been targeting the same area.

  • Razorback Twou

    What a pos, then he throws wife under the bus.

  • golfingirl

    Wonder if their “marriage” can survive a long incarceration?

    Will she be jealous when he hooks up with “Bubba,” and he when she hooks up with “Rosie?”

    I don’t remember that being a part of my wedding vows…..”for better or worse, for richer for poorer, even if incarcerated in seperate penal institutions.”