Police arrest eight in connection to recent burglaries

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 | 11:53 a.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Columbia police arrested eight individuals in the past six days on burglary charges, according to a department news release.

Arrested on Nov. 4:

Michael Maurer, 19, of Columbia admitted to committing 11 burglaries dating back to August, according to police.

Arrested on Nov. 5:

Daniel T. Barnes, 20, of Columbia was arrested on suspicion of using a stolen credit card. On the day he was arrested, police said, he stole a credit card from a house on North William Street, and used it at Buchroeders, at 1021 E. Broadway.

Barnes also admitted to taking part in three burglaries on Oct. 17 and Oct. 24 at 415 N. Ninth St., 305 N. Ninth St., and 401 St. Joseph St., according to the release.

David A. Stone, 17, of Columbia was arrested on suspicion of a second-degree burglary reported on Oct. 19 at 605 Fay St.

Arrested on Nov. 8:

Wyndallas Tobar, 48, of Columbia was arrested on suspicion of a burglary reported on July 13 at 1002 Madison St.

Daniel Spene, 19, of Columbia was arrested on suspicion of a burglary that occurred on Nov. 8 at 4907 Moniteau Court, according to the release. He had been arrested before for a burglary at 2101 Whispering Meadows Court on Oct. 25.

Tervon S. Harvey, 21, of Columbia was also arrested on suspicion of burglaries that police say he committed with Maurer.

Columbia police also arrested an unidentified 16-year-old girl on the suspicion of being involved in the burglaries.

Together the eight individuals were involved in at least 19 different burglaries, some of which had been reported in earlier months, and many of which occurred in late October and early November, according to the release. Eighty-nine burglaries were reported in October.

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