Teens arrested after Lexington County break-in

cwinston@thestate.comOctober 10, 2013 


— Two teenagers have been arrested following a garage break-in near Gilbert.

Dalton Wayne Heywood, 17, of Leesville and Travis James Trapp, 17, of Monetta are charged with third-degree burglary in the case of two stolen tool boxes, one battery charger and one arc welder.

According to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, two teens entered a garage on Green Hills Drive at about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found one of the tool boxes in the bed of a pickup truck parked outside the garage. It was registered to a relative of Trapp’s. The other tool box was being carried out of the garage by the teens.

Lexington County Sheriff James Metts asked anyone with information about Heywood or Trapp to contact the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department at (803) 785-8230 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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