One arrest may solve numerous Lee burglaries

LEESBURG, GA (WALB) - About 3:40 in the morning of Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a suspicious person driving a vehicle with no headlights in the 700 block of Childers Road, Smithville.

Deputies made contact with the suspicious person, now identified as Elvanta Jedidiah Worthington, who said that he was just driving the area.

They arrested him on an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear on a Burglary charge.

Deputies later were then able to determine that Elvanta Worthington was a suspect in several entering automobiles, and a burglary which had occurred earlier.

Deputies were able to recover all items reported stolen from the multiple entering automobiles and burglary.

Worthington, 20, was charged with: Three Felony counts of Entering Automobile, Felony Burglary in the Second Degree,  and felony Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime.

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