Hephzibah man linked to Richmond County break-ins

Three others face related charges, another sought

Fingerprints linked a Hephzibah man to 11 automobile break-ins on June 23 in Forest Estates off Wrightsboro Road, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Investigator Aaron Hannsz.

Reginald Dion Stone, 18, of the 4000 block of Ruffin Road, is charged with 11 counts of entering an auto and one count of financial card transaction fraud.

In August, credit cards removed from the vehicles were linked to Stone and two others, Michael Loron Taylor and Jessica Dayetta Smith, Hannsz said.

Taylor, 19, of the 2300 block of Richwood Drive, is charged with theft by receiving and four counts of financial card transaction fraud. Smith, 18, of the 2100 block of Faircrest Drive, is charged with two counts of financial card transaction fraud.

Chandra Williams, 18, is also charged with theft by receiving in relation to the case, Hannsz said.

Authorities are also searching for Stedmon Carsley Sapp, 20, of the 3100 block of Skinner Mill Road, for questioning in the case. Sapp has four outstanding warrants unrelated to the case.


More arrests are expected, Hannsz said.  




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