Arrests made for string of auto burglaries - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Arrests made for string of auto burglaries

Lamar Co., MS (WDAM) Seven people have been arrested in Lamar county in connection with a string of auto burglaries. Sheriff Danny Rigel says, since January, nearly forty cars have been burglarized throughout the Canebrake, Lake serene and Timberridge neighborhoods

20 year old Candice Townsend, 19 year old Cody Riels, and 18 year old Forrest Bufkin have been arrested and charged with auto burglary.

Investigators also picked up four juveniles they say were also involved...two of which are seventeen---Anthony Murphy and Tanner Mccardle have been charged as adults for auto burglary.

Laptops, money and fire arms are just a few of the items recovered..some of the suspects were arrested on multiple charges.  Bond was set at 5,000 dollars per charge.

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