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GCSO arrest three Pawleys Island men for break-ins, burglary

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Larry Dominique Williams, 18 (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office) Larry Dominique Williams, 18 (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)
Dominique Antonio Smith, 20 (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office) Dominique Antonio Smith, 20 (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)
Justin Tyler Pyatt, 18 (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office) Justin Tyler Pyatt, 18 (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) Concluding an investigation by the Georgetown County Sheriff's Investigators, three men have been arrested in Georgetown County in connection to a string of motor vehicle break-ins and other crimes in the Pawleys Island area.

According to Carrie Cuthbertson, spokesperson for the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office, investigators issued search warrants for the residence of Justin Pyatt in Pawleys Island on Dec. 29, 2011.

Execution of search warrants lead to the discovery of suspected stolen property, and known stolen property in the home, matched to the property of victims in several crimes occurring since early fall of 2011.

Based on evidence secured during the search, 18-year-old Justin Tyler Pyatt was taken into custody and charged with the following offenses:

  • Armed Robbery at the Kangaroo Express
  • Burglary first degree
  • Possession of a deadly weapon and Burglary second degree at Pawleys Plantation in November
  • twenty-three Breaking and Entering Auto charges on various dates and locations.

Additional suspects was also charged as part of the investigation, Cuthbertson said.

Dominique Antonio Smith, 20, of Pawleys Island, was arrested and charged with Burglary first degree and Burglary second degree at Pawleys Plantation. Larry Dominique Williams, 18, of Pawleys Island, was taken into custody and charged with Armed Robbery at the Kangaroo Express and five counts of Receiving Stolen Goods.

All three suspects are currently in custody at the Georgetown County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing for their charges.

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