Vehicle break-in suspect arrested in Beaufort County

BEAUFORT COUNTY - Investigators have arrested a suspect accused of a Beaufort County car break-in.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the vehicle break-in at about 8:30 p.m. Christmas Eve on Magnolia School Road, about 6 miles southeast of Washington.

A Highway Patrol trooper later found the suspect, 21-year-old Jodeci Michael Boomer, in a nearby field and arrested him, investigators said.

Authorities found a stolen debit card and watch on the suspect during his arrest, deputies said. The victim's pocketbook was also discovered nearby.

Boomer, of Washington, has been charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle and misdemeanor larceny. He was being held in the Beaufort County Detention
Center on a $3,000secured bond.

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