Deputies: Teen arrested for multiple auto break-ins | Crime
Richland County Sheriff’s Department arrested a male juvenile and searching for a second suspect they say is responsible for multiple auto break-ins.
Deputies say a 14-year-old male juvenile is charged with two counts of grand larceny, two counts of theft from a motor vehicle, and failure to stop for blue lights.
The report said just after 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, investigators responded to Longcreek Drive in reference to auto-tampering.
Upon arrival, investigators observed two suspects break into a vehicle and flee in a black Honda Accord, the report stated.
During the pursuit, deputies say the Honda crashed at T.S. Martin Street and English Avenue.
After a short foot chase, officers were able to apprehend the juvenile suspect.
According to sheriff’s deputies, investigators continue to search for and identify the second suspect.
Investigators say the juvenile has been involved in at least ten car thefts and break-ins.
The juvenile was transported to 1701 N. Main Street for detention hearing in family court.