Surveillance video shows gang members burglarizing a north home on July 24, according to testimony Friday in Columbus Recorder’s Court.
Tyler Marshall, who was allegedly involved in two other burglaries in the area on the same day, pleaded not guilty to one count of participation in criminal gang activity, three counts of burglary and two counts of attempted burglary. He was ordered held in the Muscogee County Jail without bond.
Judge Julius Hunter bound the case over to Superior Court.
Marshall of Columbus is among five that officials have identified as a part of a burglary ring. The others charged in the case are Thomas Farley, 18; Bobby Thomas, 20; Itavius Jones, 19; and a 16-year-old boy.
They have all been associated with the “Zo’ Hannon” gang, which is a subset of the Gangster Disciples.
The group is accused of burglarizing a home in the 3100 block of Hatcher Drive and two residences in the 6800 block of Fawndale Drive on July 24. They were also accused of trying to breaking into a house in the 7100 block of Land Drive and the 1400 block of Lokey Drive.
Authorities said they committed the crimes while in a stolen white Chevy Impala.
Carden said surveillance footage shows Marshall breaking into the Hatcher Drive home.