Clemson cops make arrest in auto break-ins

CLEMSON — Clemson police have made an arrest in a recent string of auto break-ins after questioning a woman arrested on unrelated forgery charges.
According to a release from Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon, Leslie Ann Ross, 33, of Westminster, was recently arrested and charged with forgery.
Upon questioning Ross, Clemson police received information on a string of auto break-ins where vehicles were left unlocked and items left unsecured were taken.
Bryan A. Powell, 33, who according to Dixon lives with Ross in Westminster, was arrested and charged with nine counts of breaking into automobiles and one count of pettit larceny, related to a bicycle theft.
The investigation into the break-ins is ongoing, and Dixon said other similiar incidents will potentially be cleared up with the suspects in Clemson, as well as in surrounding jurisdictions.