Deputies: Homeowner catches burglar breaking into her home | Crime
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives arrested a Gaston man on an arrest warrant that alleges that he broke into a home on Hillsborough Street near Irmo.
Officers arrested 22-year-old Tyree Laquon Lucas on Wednesday on an arrest warrant on a charge of second-degree burglary.
An arrest warrant alleges that between 9:30 and 10 a.m. Lucas broke into a home on Hillsborough Street with the intent to steal items from the home.
Deputies say the homeowner interrupted the burglary when she returned home, preventing Lucas from stealing any items from the residence.
The arrest warrant further alleges that the homeowner saw Lucas exit her home and drive away in a black Nissan Xterra sport-utility vehicle.
The homeowner provided detectives with the South Carolina license plate number for the Nissan Xterra, which is registered to Lucas’ stepfather.
Detectives later identified Lucas as the man who committed the burglary and arrested Lucas.
Lucas was being held on Friday, September 21 at the Lexington County Detention Center on a $15,000 bond.