WNRR Augusta (ACSO Release)
Bloodhounds Track Pair in Montmorenci Convenience Store Burglaries
Aiken, SC., May 8 – After tracking for more than a half-mile, the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and Aiken Bloodhound Tracking Team arrested two men this morning concerning a pair of burglaries and thefts from overnight at Junction, .
The subjects are uncooperative, so investigators still are trying to positively identify the individuals.
Between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., deputies arrested the pair in a mobile home at 123 Psalm Circle , in Montmorenci. They recovered stolen lottery tickets, beer, cigars and candy.
Shortly before 3:00 a.m., the subjects pried away the siding and climbed into the business.
Investigators have linked the men to another break-in Wednesday night at the store.
The subjects are being held at the Aiken County Detention Center . More arrests are likely.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office: . Individuals also should call Crimestoppers of the Midlands : . Callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward or between $50 and $1000.