Local police have arrested and charged a Hanover man for burglary and other charges in connection with an investigation into an recreational vehicle joyride that took place at SuperATV Inc. on July 3.

Madison Police Department Detective Jeremey Perkins investigated a burglary at SuperATV where a suspect drove a company-owned 2020 CanAm ATV on the property, causing an estimated $3,000 to $4,000 in damages. The suspect also broke the ignition of a semi truck, causing an estimated $500 in damage.

Over the ensuing months, Perkins developed a suspect in the case and submitted all evidence obtained during his investigation to the Jefferson County Prosecutor’s Office. On Oct. 7, an arrest warrant was issued and served on Thomas M. Freeman, 28, of Hanover. He was arrested by Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies and lodged in the Jefferson County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond

Freeman has been charged with Burglary, a Level 5 felony; and Theft and Criminal Mischief-two counts, all Class A misdemeanors.