Suspects arrested for stealing firearms and swords
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:58:52 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH)â??A second Sumter man suspected in which firearms were reported stolen has been arrested.
Ronald Barton III, 18, turned himself in Friday morning and was charged with burglary-1st degree. He is the being at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center pending a bond hearing.
Both Barton and Jimmie Durant were wanted in connection to a Jan. 22 burglary at a home on Lawson Street.
Firearms, three small swords and an electronic safe were reported stolen in that incident.
Durant, 18, was arrested Tuesday at a residence on Gate Street, after officers received an anonymous tip that he was in the area.
He also charged with burglary-1st degree and is held at the Sumter-Lee Regional Detention Center.