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Car Alarms Draw Attention to Prowler

It was car alarms and witnesses that helped ID a suspected burglar in a Sutton Way shopping center parking lot Monday morning around 9:50 AM.

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The responding officer got a description of the suspect and he was located nearby with a shopping cart with numerous bags and personal items belonging to the man. The officer made contact and identified the man as Chris Sampson, age 25.

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Sampson,-Chris1The officer then tried to verify the suspect’s story.

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Based on the information, Sampson was taken into custody on a citizen’s arrest for prowling since he did not actually gain access to any of the vehicles.

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Sampson was booked into the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility on loitering, prowling and drug related charges.

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