BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Investigators have arrested a fugitive accused of multiple break-ins at a storage facility used by military personnel at the Naval Weapons Station.
The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office arrested 33-year-old Michelle Furtick Pendarvis of Santee on Thursday morning.
She's charged with six counts of burglary and one count of conspiracy.
She was granted a $20,000 surety bond for each charge and locked up at the Hill Finklea Detention Center.
"You can run and you can hide but you can't hide forever. After nearly 9 months on the of evading capture, Michelle Furtick Pendarvis, age 33 of Santee has been captured," Sheriff Duane Lewis stated.
Pendarvis was wanted for thefts that happened last year on Red Bank Road.
Between June 30 and July 2 there were at least 13 storage units broken into with thousands of dollars of valuables stolen.
"This facility caters to members of the United States military who often store their valuables while deployed," BCSO officials said.
Detectives said they were able to identify and obtain warrants for Pendarvis and 33-year-old David Anthony Regen of Santee who has not been arrested yet.