The Auburn Police Division arrested and charged Jeremy French Peters, 20, of Auburn with breaking and entering of a motor vehicle, third-degree burglary and second-degree theft of property on Monday, according to a release from police. All of the charges are felonies.
At about 4 a.m. on Sunday, a police officer observed a "suspicious individual," Peters, outside of a closed convenience store in the 4100 block of Moores Mill Road.
The officer confronted Peters and arrested him for public intoxication.
Based on further investigation, police say Peters forcibly entered a truck parked at the business and took property from the vehicle.
Peters also allegedly forced entry into a residence in the 3000 block of Lee Road 10 and stole electronic devices.
Additional warrants were obtained while he was in custody.
He is currently being held in the Lee County Jail on an $11,500 bond.
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