UPDATE | Police: Wagener home burglary suspect caught on camera arrested
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016
WAGENER, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man in connection with a home burglary in Wagener caught on home surveillance camera.
Investigators say they have arrested 26-year-old Willie Lee Chandler III for burglary in the second degree. Chandler turned himself in to investigators Friday, Aug. 5 around 9:30 p.m. and was taken to the Aiken County Detention Center for booking.
Investigators say they are still working on this case and other residential burglaries in that area. If anyone has any information on any burglary cases from the Wagener area, call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811 or contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016
WAGENER, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office needs your help in finding a man who burglarized a home in Wagener on-camera.
Investigators say the incident happened on August 1 around 2:38 p.m., deputies responded to a break-in at the 100 block of Buckboard Road in Wagener.
The homeowner called 911 and told dispatch that he received an alarm alert and watched the suspect on camera break into his home.
When deputies got there, they found damage to the back door and searched the home and the area for the suspect who ran away before they got there.
The homeowner stated that the thief took several items.
The suspect is being described as a Black male, who at the
time of the break-in was wearing a white cloth on his head, black shirt, and dark shorts. He was also carrying a gray and orange striped backpack. Investigators believe this man is linked to other home burglaries in the area.
If you have any information on the identity of the suspect, you're asked to call the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at (803) 648-6811 or contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.