Trio arrested for Lee car break-ins - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Trio arrested for Lee car break-ins

Property recovered from the car burglaries Property recovered from the car burglaries
LEE CO., GA (WALB) -

Three young Lee County men are accused of stealing from cars.

The Sheriff says many of the crimes could be prevented, if we'd all just lock our car doors.

20-year old Bryan Moreland, 20-year old Tyler Dias, and 19-year old Matthew Loughmiller were arrested Sunday.

They're each charged with three counts of entering auto.

This is some of the loot that was stolen from cars parked in driveways in the Flowing Wells area of East  Lee County December 29th.

It includes D-V-D players, G-P-S devices, and sunglasses worth more than $1200.

Sheriff Reggie Rachals says all the cars were unlocked.  "Because they don't want to make no noise," said Rachals. "By breaking out a window or something, it makes a little too much noise for them. So just starting locking your vehicle, it makes it a lot harder on them."

Sheriff Rachals says if you lock your car doors and don't leave valuables in sight in your vehicle, crooks are much more likely to pass your car by.

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Law enforcement raises "dough" for Special Olympics

    Law enforcement raises "dough" for Special Olympics

    Friday, April 28 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-04-28 18:01:01 GMT
    Law enforcement officers were raising money for a good cause (Source:WALB)Law enforcement officers were raising money for a good cause (Source:WALB)

    On Friday, April 28, 2017, officers and deputies swarmed all corners of Dawson Road and North Slappey Boulevard, but it wasn’t for an emergency. Instead, officers and deputies were raising money for a special cause.

    More >>

    On Friday, April 28, 2017, officers and deputies swarmed all corners of Dawson Road and North Slappey Boulevard, but it wasn’t for an emergency. Instead, officers and deputies were raising money for a special cause.

    More >>
  • Dougherty County's storm debris removal deadline approaches

    Dougherty County's storm debris removal deadline approaches

    Friday, April 28 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-04-28 17:08:48 GMT
    Dougherty Co. residents need to have their storm debris in front of their homes by Monday, May 1, 2017 (Source:WALB)Dougherty Co. residents need to have their storm debris in front of their homes by Monday, May 1, 2017 (Source:WALB)

    If you’re a Dougherty County resident with storm debris still in your yard, you may want to pick it up this weekend. County residents are asked to have their storm debris in front of their homes by Monday, May 1, 2017.

    More >>

    If you’re a Dougherty County resident with storm debris still in your yard, you may want to pick it up this weekend. County residents are asked to have their storm debris in front of their homes by Monday, May 1, 2017.

    More >>
  • Man arrested for mugging, dragging Americus lady

    Man arrested for mugging, dragging Americus lady

    Friday, April 28 2017 1:00 PM EDT2017-04-28 17:00:22 GMT
    Alton Montel Dodson (Source: APD)Alton Montel Dodson (Source: APD)

    Americus Police say a man snatched the purse of 66 year old Cynthia Yates Holloway, and dragged her across the parking lot with a car. 

    More >>

    Americus Police say a man snatched the purse of 66 year old Cynthia Yates Holloway, and dragged her across the parking lot with a car. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly