A Vandalia man has been charged with theft and residential burglary in Fayette County Court. 45-year old Brian M. Corrow appeared in Fayette County Court on Monday in which Corrow was advised of the charges against him. Corrow is charged with one count of residential burglary as information states he allegedly “knowingly and without authority, entered a dwelling place located in Vandalia, with the intent to commit therein a theft.” That count is a Class 1 felony, punishable by 4 to 15 years in prison. Corrow is also charged with two counts of theft as he is alleged to have “knowingly exerted unauthorized control over property” with the property “having a total value in excess of $500.” Each of those counts are Class 3 felonies, punishable by 2 to 5 years in prison. Corrow requested a public defender during his appearance and was appointed public defender Bill Starnes. Corrow is set to make his first appearance with counsel on November 27 at 11am. Bond was set at $50,000 and Corrow remains in the Fayette County Jail on that bond.