Williamsburg Co. Sheriff’s Office disbands burglary theft ring

WILLIAMSBURG, S.C. (WCBD) — The Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three people in connection with a burglary theft ring.

On July 22, around 1:30 p.m., deputies with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office received a tip concerning suspicious activity on State Highway 377, in Salters South Carolina.  Upon arrival investigators made contact with the suspicious individuals throwing items into the river.

According to Investigators, Curtis Lacey Green, Tiffany Daniel Welch, and Carl Belton Burrows, were in possession of stolen property. Based on information at the scene, the items were stolen from various properties located within Williamsburg County.  The suspects committed numerous burglaries, larcenies, and forgeries to supply a heroin addiction. The defendants also face charges in Florence County and Clarendon County.

Sheriff’s officials say Curtis Lacey Green, 36, was arrested and charged with seven counts of Forgery, 12 counts of Larceny,one count of Drugs Possession, two counts of Larceny, one count of making tools capable of being used in crime, and three counts of Burglary.

Curtis Lacey Green via WCSO
Curtis Lacey Green via WCSO

 

Carl Belton Burrows, 30, was also arrested and charged by the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office. Burrows faces four counts of Larceny, two counts of Burglary, one count of possession of drugs, one count of making tools capable of being used in crime

Carl Benton Burrows via WCSO
Carl Benton Burrows via WCSO

 

Williamsburg County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tiffany Daniel Welch, 35. She is charged with three counts of Forgery, eight counts of Larceny, three counts of Burglary, one count of possession of drugs, and one count of possessing tools capable of being used in a crime.

Green, Burrows, and Welch appeared before a Williamsburg County Magistrate for an explanation of the charges against them. Bonds were set on the defendants, and they will remain in the Williamsburg County Detention Center until bond is posted. The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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