Footprints in snow lead to car breakin suspect in Greenville

Leo Brannon

Greenville Police say the followed footprints in the snow to find a suspect who broke into a car.

They say the went to a suspicious person call at a home in the Parkins Mill area Saturday morning.

The person took a photo of the suspect on the property and saw him checking the door of cars in the neighborhood.

Police followed the suspect’s footprints in the snow to four of the carports in the neighborhood.

They tracked the footprints to Laurel Creek Lane headed towards Laurens Rd. Several officers arrived in the area and they found a person who matched the suspect’s description at Bojangles on Laurens Rd.

They found the suspect who was in possession of a Garmin GPS. They plugged in the GPS and located the home address of the owner’s residence on Parkins Mill.

They contacted the person at that address and she confirmed she was missing a GPS.

44-year-old Leo Brannon was charged with Autobreaking.

Over the weekend, officers responded to a residence in the Parkins Mill area in reference to a suspicious person. The…

Posted by Greenville Police Department on Monday, January 25, 2016

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