WFSU Local
6:06 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Two More Suspects Arrested In String Of Wakulla County Vehicle Burglaries

Wakulla County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two more people they say are involved in a recent string of car burglaries. A third was apprehended earlier this month. Spokesman Keith Blackmar says one 18-year-old and two 19-year-olds were caught after using a stolen credit card at businesses with surveillance cameras.

“Information through our investigation led us to the two that we arrested in the last couple of days. We feel like this will help us clear about 17 different vehicle burglary cases. Ultimately, some surveillance video and also running into one of the suspects, broken down on the side of the road is how we made the connection,” said Blackmar.

The three teens—Aaron Swain, Daniel Faircloth, and Riley Waters—face multiple charges, including burglary, larceny, and illegal use of a credit card.  Blackmar says in many of the vehicle burglaries, most car doors were unlocked. That prompted Wakulla County Sheriff Charlie Creel to launch a community discussion last week urging people to lock their doors and take all valuables out their cars.

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