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Cops arrest second teen for W. Ashley home burglary

Phillip Jewell and Ahshaad Owens. (Source: CCDC) Phillip Jewell and Ahshaad Owens. (Source: CCDC)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston police say a second suspect has been arrested for a West Ashley home burglary in which $4,000 worth of jewelry and more than $2,000 worth of electronic equipment were stolen. 

Phillip Daniel Jewell II, 19, was arrested Monday and charged with second-degree burglary and grand larceny.

Police say Jewell was out on bond for the June 24 burglary of a Wabeek Way home when he and 18-year-old Ahshaad Mykiel Owens kicked in the rear door of a home on Madagascar Court on  July 30 and ransacked the residence. 

Investigators say the two teens stole $4,000 worth of jewelry, along with a laptop, two digital cameras, and an iPad 2. 

Police say the burglary took place sometime between 9 a.m. and 1:20 p.m. while the victim was away. When she returned, she found dresser drawers on the bedroom floor, an empty jewelry container, desk drawers open, and a damaged rear door.

Owens was arrested last week and charged with second-degree burglary and grand larceny. 

Both suspects are being held at the Charleston County Detention Center.

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