Teen charged in car burglaries

Published 6:39 pm Thursday, September 22, 2016

Andalusia Police Chief Paul Hudson says an arrest has been made in connection with the recent rash of car break-ins.

0923-anderson-mugChief Hudson says the suspect, identified as 18-year-old Charles Kawan Anderson, was picked up by Monroeville officers Wed., Sept. 21, 2016. He has been charged with 21 counts of breaking and entering a vehicle, one count of theft of property second degree, two counts of theft of property third degree and 11 counts of theft of property fourth degree.  His total bond is $353,000.

This is an on-going investigation and more charges could be forthcoming, Hudson said. The suspect is also believed to have been involved in a series of car break-ins in Monroeville.

Chief Hudson would like to remind citizens not to let their guard down.

Make sure you lock your vehicles, even in your own drive-way, and do not leave valuables in your vehicle, he said.