Auto store burglary suspects arrested

By: Kate Kassay Email
By: Kate Kassay Email

AUGUSTA, Ga-- Two men wanted for a string of tire store burglaries are being held in a Tennessee jail.

Richmond County investigators say brothers Brian and Jeff Burton are in the Putnam County jail on burglary charges they face in both Tennessee and Georgia.

40-year-old Brian Burton is charged with the burglary of Hertz Rental Equipment on Rawley Road on November 13.

Jeff Burton is charged in the Hertz burglary as well as the burglaries of Meineke Car Care on Gordon Highway, November 11, U-Haul on Gordon Highway, November 14, RCS Rental on Mike Padgett Highway, November 15, JC Professional Tire and Brake on Deans Bridge Road, November 16, and Pro Car Audio on Highland Avenue, November 16.

Richmond County Investigators traveled to Putnam County, TN to gather evidence on these two suspects.

More charges could be coming. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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