The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) arrested five people early Saturday morning in connection with a vehicle break-in.
According to an NCSO incident report, shortly before 5 a.m. March 11, deputies responded to an address in the area of Linkmere Lane in reference to an entering auto complaint.
Prior to their arrival, dispatch advised that the subjects had left in a silver Dodge Caravan toward the entrance of the neighborhood.
According to the report, deputies located and stopped the van a short distance away. The subjects in the van were reportedly in possession of items from the complainant’s vehicle.
According to the report, Hydrick Bernard Holloway, 21, of Stone Mountain, Lorenzo A. Anderson, 24, of Covington, Lige Joseph Graves, 22, of Covington, Demetris D Armberster, 22, of Stone Mountain and Demarcus De ‘Shun Tiller,17, of Smyrna were arrested.
All five are charged with two counts of second-degree burglary, two counts of criminal trespass, one count of possession of tool-commission of a crime and one count of possession of weapon/gun when committing a crime.
NCSO Investigator Jeff Alexander said that NCSO will clear several other cases from this arrest. Investigators are working to connect items they found with victims of other break-ins.