Suspect charged with multiple burglaries in North Charleston neighborhood

Suspect charged with multiple burglaries in North Charleston neighborhood

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - North Charleston police have arrested a suspect in connection to a string of burglaries in the Cameron Terrace Neighborhood.

During an interview, the suspect confessed to burglaries on Hartford circle, Braddock Avenue, Iroquois Street, and three on Princeton Street,

officials say.

According to a report, Jonathan Allen Makuakane, 33, has been charged with 5 counts of Petit Larceny, 1 count of Attempted Burglary 1st Degree, 3 counts of Burglary 1st Degree, and 2 counts of Burglary 2nd Degree.

On August 20, officers responded to Princeton in reference to a burglary.

Officials say the victim reported coming home at 1 a.m. that morning to find the guest bedroom window broken. A brick was reported propped up against the house with a pocket knife to break the window.

The victim reported his iPad Mini and charger were missing.

Officers responded on August 23 at 12:50 to reports of a burglary on Hartford Circle.

The victims reported they were in the process of moving into the location where they would start their lease in September. They had moved some of their items in and were doing work on the residence, officials say.

Upon arrival, the victim reported finding the kitchen window broken, unlocked, but down. Several items were found rummaged through, and

approximately 40 DVDs were reported missing.

The victim informed the officer he believed the shower had also been used because soap was found in the shower, but had not been put there by the victim.

An officer responded to a vandalism report on August 22 on Princeton Street.

The victim reported an unknown suspect had broken a rear window into the residence. The complainant reported the suspect could not open the window because it had been screwed shut.

On August 23, an officer responded to Princeton Street in reference to a burglary. The victim reported leaving his residence on August 20, finding a rear bedroom window broken when returning on August 23.

A television and remote were reported stolen from a bedroom.

The kitchen door and an entry/ exit garage door were also found unlocked, authorities say.

Police responded on August 23 at 10 p.m. to Braddock Avenue in reference to a burglary.

The victim reported having left his home on August 21, and returned on August 23 to find a shattered window in the rear bedroom.

A beer bottle was found in the backyard, which the victim believed may have been used to break the window.

The victim did not notice anything stolen from his house, authorities say.

An officer responded on August 26 evening around 5:45 p.m. to Iroquois Street in reference to a burglary.

The victims reported leaving the residence at 9:30 a.m., and realized upon returning that a window had been broken in the back of the house.

The responding officer reports having been informed a camera was recovered off a potential suspect. When asked about owning a camera, the victims confirmed a white Samsung camera valued at $350 was missing from the residence.

According to the report, the missing camera matched the camera recovered from the suspect.

Officers reportedly attempted to obtain fingerprints off the window where the thief entered, but the window appeared to be wiped clean.

The victims also reported a missing red beach cruiser style bicycle valued at $100 that had been in the back yard, authorities say.

According to the police report, several items were located pawned at local pawn shops. The items were placed on hold and will be recovered this week.

The court date for the larcenies is October 7.

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