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2 arrested on burglary charges

Marcus Wright (Source: Beaufort police) Marcus Wright (Source: Beaufort police)

Two people were arrested in Beaufort in connection with a burglary attempt.

Beaufort police responded at 1:50 p.m. July 6 to a report of suspicious activity at a home on Laudonniere Street. An officer saw a teen exit the back of the home and run through the yards of adjacent homes.

The officer located a juvenile nearby and another suspect Marcus Wright, 17, of Beaufort, and were both arrested, according to police.

Police said they had been burglarizing the home were interrupted when the officer showed up. They were arrested. The juvenile was taken to the Dept. of Juvenile Justice facility in Columbia for pretrial detention on second-degree burglary charges.

Wright was charged with second-degree burglary and attempted burglary in connection with trying to enter a Pilot Street residence on June 24.

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