Deputies investigating 3 James Island home burglaries

Published: Dec. 27, 2013 at 7:02 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2013 at 7:04 PM EST
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JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies are investigating a recent string of home burglaries on James Island.

Deputies say three homes along Little Rock Boulevard off Grimball Street were broken into sometime between Christmas night and Thursday morning.

An incident report states deputies first responded to an alarm at a home on the 1500 block of Little Rock Blvd. on Thursday just after 7 a.m. Deputies say a window on the backdoor of the home was smashed, but no suspects were inside the home when officials arrived.

While patrolling the area, authorities found another home on the street that had the glass on a side door broken into.

Deputies say the home was ransacked and in disarray. Officials were able to make contact with the homeowner, who was out of town.

Authorities then received a call just before 10 a.m. regarding another break-in on Little Rock Blvd.

An incident report states a man arrived at his friend's home to pick up some tools, and noticed a ladder by an open rear window of the home.

Deputies say drawers in the residence were open and clothes were tossed on the ground. Contact was made with the homeowner, who said her television and laptop were missing.

If you have information on these burglaries, call Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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