Toombs Co. deputies arrest 5 for multiple burglaries, auto break-ins


TOOMBS COUNTY, Ga. -- The Toombs County Sheriff's Office arrested five people in connection to multiple burglaries and auto break-ins in the area over several months.

That's according to a statement from Sheriff Alvie Knight, who said the "extensive investigation" led deputies to arrest:

  • 18-year-old Bryce McKinley Clements of Lyons
  • 19-year-old Landon Bobby Oliver of Vidalia
  • 21-year-old Dewey Ottis Altman IV of Vidalia
  • 21-year-old Anthony Markaza Mincey Jr. of Vidalia
  • 36-year-old Ashley Wade Barron of Vidalia

Knight said deputies recovered "firearms, hunting equipment, an ATV, various electronics, marijuana and cocaine" throughout the investigation.

According to the sheriff's office, charges include seven counts of burglary, five counts of entering auto, 17 counts of theft by receiving stolen property, three counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and three counts of possessing a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.

Knight said the investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the sheriff's office at 912-526-6778.

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