Summerville man arrested for stealing rifle from Johns Island home

Mikell Todd Nelson
Mikell Todd Nelson

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - Police have arrested a 27-year-old Summerville man suspected of breaking into a Johns Island home and stealing a rifle.

The Charleston Police Department charged Mikell Todd Nelson with second-degree burglary and grand larceny.

Investigators say the incident happened at a home on August Road on Sept. 14, 2011 between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. when someone kicked in the back door of the residence.

Police say the suspect stole a rifle, electronic equipment and a purse.

Nelson was locked up at the Charleston County Detention Center. Authorities are continuing the investigation.

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