COLUMBIA – The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a man Friday morning in connection with several thefts from vehicles, according to a news release from the department.
Early Friday, a resident of the 7200 block of Moberly Drive reported hearing his garage door open. He didn't see anyone when he went to investigate, but he called 911, according to the release.
A short time later, a deputy noticed a man walking on the the 6400 block of North Highway VV. After the man gave conflicting statements about what he had been doing, he was taken into custody, according to the release.
Other 911 calls also came in around the same time, reporting thefts from vehicles.
Deputies found that the man had items including a credit card, a computer tablet, an MP3 player and a watch, which were items that had been reported as stolen, according to the release. The man also had a small amount of marijuana and a smoking pipe, polie said.
D'Angelo R. Carter, 18, was arrested on charges of one count of felony credit device theft, three counts of misdemeanor stealing, one count of misdemeanor marijuana possession and one count of misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession.
He was being held in the Boone County Jail on Friday afternoon, and his bond had been set at $5,000.
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