Four charged in Georgetown County burglaries

akelley@thesunnews.comJanuary 9, 2014 

Four people were charged in connection with a December burglary in Georgetown County.

Ashton David McElveen, 24, of Georgetown is charged with trespassing, petit larceny and two counts of second degree burglary. Ryan O’Neil Woodruff, 20, of Andrews is charged with receiving stolen goods, two counts of first-degree burglary and second degree burglary. Joshua Andrew McBride, 25, of Georgetown is charged with first degree burglary, receiving stolen goods and two counts of second degree burglary. Hunter Brandy Haselden, 18, of Hemingway is charged with second degree burglary and receiving stolen goods.

The charges stem from burglaries on Highmarket Street, said Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Carrie Cuthbertson.

On Dec. 29, deputies were checking property in the Graves Station community when they noticed a car with three men and one woman parked sideways at the entrance to Stein, Inc. about 11:30 p.m. Deputies found an office trailer had been broken into.

The men are also facing charges related to burglaries of homes on Highmarket Street Dec. 19 and Dec. 30, Cuthbertson said.

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