3rd arrest made in downtown Aiken burglaries

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Willie Franklin (WRDW-TV)

Willie Franklin (WRDW-TV)

Monday, Jan. 14, 2013

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- A third man has been arrested in connection a string of burglaries in downtown Aiken.

Willie Maurice Franklin, 23, was arrested Monday morning by the Aiken Department of Public Safety. He was charged with trespassing after notice, criminal conspiracy and accessory after the fact. Franklin is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.

Demarques Jamison, 20, turned himself in to Aiken Public Safety on Jan. 11. Jamison is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center and is charged with criminal conspiracy and accessory after the fact.

The first arrest in connection to the robberies was made on Jan. 7 when 22-year-old Tremayne Deshawn Crawford was found hiding in an attic on Abbeville Avenue.

If you have any information, call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372). Callers will remain anonymous and could be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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