Men wanted in vehicle break-ins near Chapin (plus video)

cwinston@thestate.comMay 15, 2014 

— Richland County released new surveillance video of suspects in a series of auto break-ins in Lexington and Richland county.

Deputies are seeking two suspects who are believed to be responsible for multiple vehicle break-ins in and near Chapin.

One suspect is a white male, early to mid 20’s, 6 feet tall with a slightly heavy build and dark colored hair.

The two suspects are wanted for the following incidents of theft from motor vehicle:

April 4: On Hawks Ridge Court, between 9:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m., the suspects gained entry in to the victim’s 2002 Toyota Tacoma, and stole multiple CDs, a bag of coins worth $20, and important documents containing personal information.

May 4: On Sienna Drive between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., the suspects broke in to the victim’s Toyota Highlander stealing his red Samsung cell phone valued at $375.

May 4: On Sienna Court, between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m., the suspects gained entry in to the victim’s 2009 Toyota Tacoma and rummaged through it.

May 5: On Sienna Drive, at 2:35 a.m. the suspects entered in to the victim’s 2000 Honda Civic through the driver side door. The suspects stole the victim’s wallet containing his driver’s license, credit cards, and a debit card. A suspect vehicle was caught on surveillance equipment and appears to be a 2013 or 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 silver or grey pick-up truck. The suspects attempted to use one of the victim’s cards at the Hess gas station on Augusta Road in West Columbia.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect(s) or information about this crime should call, email or text your anonymous tip to 888-CRIME-SC.

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