The Cocke County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the help of the community in locating a suspect in a number of recent burglaries.

Douglas Shropshire, 29, Applewood Way, Newport, is a white male, 5’10” tall, with brown hair and a beard. He is wanted in connection with the burglaries of the Michael Bankowski property on Peachie Way in Cosby and the Nicholas Baxter property on Dairy Road, Cosby.

Warrants have been issued charging Shropshire with theft over $1,000 and theft.