A West Valley man pleaded not guilty this week in 2nd District Court to two counts of aggravated burglary in the September break-ins of a number of storage sheds in west Centerville.
Jaren K. Johnson, 35, faces prison terms of five years to life on each charge if convicted.Johnson was arrested shortly after midnight Sept. 14 when Centerville police officer Vic Iverson noticed a number of sheds had been broken into. Iverson searched the area and found a man, armed with a knife, hiding in nearby fields, according to police.
Johnson was charged with five first-degree felony counts of aggravated burglary, according to court records, with three counts dismissed in a preliminary hearing in Bountiful 2nd Circuit Court.
Judge Rodney S. Page scheduled Johnson's trial for Nov. 8 with an Oct. 31 pre-trial hearing. He is being held in the Davis County Jail on $10,000 bond.