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Maryville man arrested in connection with slew of burglaries

Maryville man arrested in connection with slew of burglaries

A man accused in at least 27 burglaries is now behind bars.

The Blount County Sheriff's Office arrested 35-year-old Tony Edwin McClurg Wednesday morning following a search warrant at his Maryville home.

The sheriff's office says inside officials found several stolen items including firearms, electronics and power tools, all connected to a series of Blount County burglaries.

Officers also found drugs inside the home.

McClurg is facing several theft and drug possession charges.