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2 arrested in string of vehicle break-ins

PICKENS β€” Pickens police made two arrests last Tuesday night in a string of auto break-ins in the city.

According to Assistant Chief Travis Riggs of the Pickens Police Department, about 22 different vehicles were broken into.

On Oct. 30 around midnight, a detective with the Pickens Police Deparment approached three suspects. After speaking with them, two were charged in the cases, suspected in about 20 auto break-ins, Riggs said.

Steven Brent Reece, 20, and Jessie Robert Bridges, 21, both of Pickens, were charged in the case.

β€œThe Pickens Police Department is pleased to solve these cases and get justice for our citizens,” Riggs said.