Oceana Co. Man Accused Of Multiple Break-Ins, Thefts

A Hart man is accused of stealing dozens of valuable items from homes.

Police say the break-ins happened in Oceana County.  They say jewelry, TVs, guns, money and other valuables were stolen. 

Police recently arrested the suspect near Hart.

A judge charged Daryl Essex with breaking into the homes. He faces 17 charges total including breaking and entering, home invasion, larceny of firearms, and being felon in possession of firearm.  
Deputies arrested him during a traffic stop for an unrelated matter.
That's when they found the stolen items.
Essex also admitted to several break-ins in Mason County.
State police are investigating and more charges are possible.