CHAPIN, SC — Two Midlands men are facing charges in connection with the theft of TVs, video games and liquor from a Lexington County, the Sheriffs Department announced Tuesday.
Joshual Jaquez Caughman, 20, of Columbia and Adrian Bowers Jr., 24, of Little Mountain were arrested Monday, following a burglary at a Mountain Road home near Chapin Monday afternoon, according to a release from the Lexington County Sheriffs Department. In the incident, two suspects broke into the home and took three televisions, five Xbox and PlayStation 3 video game consoles, two bottles of vodka, 30 video games, video game controllers and other items.
Neighbors called police almost immediately and gave detailed descriptions, leading deputies to arrest the suspects not far from the Chapin home.
Caughman is charged with second-degree burglary and criminal conspiracy and is being held at the Lexington County Detention Center. Bowers is being held on drug charges in Newberry County but also will face second-degree burglary and criminal conspiracy charges once he is released, Lexington County deputies said.