Deputies arrest man accused of two burglaries in Colleton Co.

Ernest Williams (Source: CCSO)
Ernest Williams (Source: CCSO)

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Deputies arrested a man on Thursday accused of burglarizing two Colleton County businesses.

Colleton County Sheriff George Malone said on December 15 of last year, 45-year-old Ernest Lee Williams shattered the front door of the H&D Supermarket in Walterboro and stole money.  Malone said Williams also broke into the Auto Pit Stop on Highway 15 on February 6 and stole a shotgun and cash.

Authorities say Williams has a prior history of burglaries and additional charges are pending from Walterboro Public Safety.

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