Deputies: 2 suspects connected to string of Richmond County storage burglaries

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW)-The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said it arrested two suspects connected to a string of storage facility burglaries.

Darius Jerome Wright, 23, and Robert Leon Parks, 19, are suspects in the burglaries at four different facilities, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said they interrupted a burglary in progress at the Midway Self Storage Facility on the 1700 block of Barton Chapel Road Thursday morning.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the suspects are also connected to burglaries at A Tech Storage on Augusta Tech Drive March 3, Iron Guard Self Storage on Wylds Road on April 17 and American Self Storage on Wrightsboro Road on April 21.

A total of 139 storage units were burglarized, according to deputies. Wright and Parks are in custody, charged with four counts of burglary each right now. Deputies say both suspects will be charged with a total of 139 counts of burglary though.

The Sheriff's Office expects more arrests in these burglaries as the investigation continues.

Robert Parks
Darius Wright

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