Suspect named in Aiken thefts

Aiken County authorities have identified a possible suspect in car break-ins in Sage Creek subdivision.

Christopher J. Griffin, 20, of Aiken, was identified after he used a credit card stolen from one of the vehicles at Wal-Mart and BP on Whiskey Road hours after the incidents occurred on April 24.

The sheriff’s office has obtained warrants for Griffin on charges of breaking into a motor vehicle, two counts of financial transaction card theft and three counts of financial transactions card fraud.

Anyone with information on Griffin’s whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (803) 648-6811.


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