Georgetown County man breaking into home, looting during State of Emergency

Georgetown County man breaking into home, looting during State of Emergency
Timothy Lambert (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office said a man was caught breaking into a home while the county is under a State of Emergency.

Deputies were called Thursday to a home on Highmarket Street after the homeowner reported that the home security system indicated a possible intruder.

Deputies said they found 32-year-old Timothy Lambert Jr. on the scene and took him into custody.

Authorities said they found him with jewelry belonging to the homeowner.

He is charged with first-degree burglary, felony looting during a State of Emergency, possession of burglary tools and felony larceny.

He is currently at the Georgetown County Detention Center while he awaits a bond hearing.

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