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Police arrest man accused of car break-ins at Summerville neighborhoods

Source: SPD Source: SPD
DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Investigators have arrested a 21-year-old man accused of a series of car break-ins at several Summerville neighborhoods. 

The Summerville Police Department arrested William Steely and charged him with 14 counts of auto breaking and entering. 

He's expected to have a bond hearing Tuesday at 10 a.m.

SPD officials say Steely's arrest stems through a joint investigation with the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office. 

According to a report, Steely has been linked to numerous auto break-ins that occurred in the Germantown, Shepard Park, Tea Farm and Halycon Estates neighborhoods.  

Police say between Oct. 2 and Oct. 3, numerous vehicles were broken into in the Summerville area. 

"Additionally, all of the vehicles were unlocked," SPD officials said. 

The following items were removed from the vehicles:

Shepard Park:
Undisclosed amount of money
1 pair of headphones and 1 lunchbox
Undisclosed amount of money
1 vehicle entered but nothing was stolen

Tea Farm:
1 purse and wallet

Germantown:
1 GPS unit and an undisclosed amount of money
Halycon Estates:
1 vehicle entered but nothing was taken

Summerhaven:
1 handgun
Undisclosed amount of money

Miler Country Club:
1 handgun, 1 iPad and an undisclosed amount of money

White Gables:
1 bookbag and miscellaneous tools

Surrounding areas:
1 Radio and 1 iPod
Undisclosed amount of money

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