Cops: 2nd suspect charged in W. Ashley home burglary

Dustin Carroll. (Source: CCDC)
Dustin Carroll. (Source: CCDC)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A Columbia woman who police say accompanied a man on a West Ashley home burglary last Monday has been arrested.

Charleston police say Alexandria Moore, who turned 20 on the day of the burglary, was arrested Monday and charged with second-degree burglary. Dustin Carroll, 20, was previously charged in connection with the burglary after he was arrested for allegedly snatching a purse from a woman at a West Ashley Dollar General later that day.

According to a police report, Moore was parked in the victim's driveway as Carroll took items from a home on Albermarle Road around 4:30 p.m. on August 13.

Police say a neighbor saw Moore's car and approached her. Moore, who identified herself as Ally, told the neighbor she was interested in purchasing the victim's boat and asked for the victim's phone number.

When the witness went to get his neighbor's number, he saw a man, later identified as Carroll, walk out of the home carrying a gun case, the report states. The couple then left the victim's home.

Officers say they arrived at the home to find the front door had been forced open, and blood was found at numerous locations inside the home, including on a cabinet door inside a bathroom and throughout the master bedroom.

Police say the house was ransacked and $3,600 worth of jewelry and a bb gun were missing.

No one was reported injured, as the victim told police his wife had just left the house to go to work before the burglary took place.

The report states the witness saw what appeared to be blood on the driver's side door of Moore's car, but the report does not say whose blood was found inside the home.

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