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Columbia burglary suspect arrested

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A man linked to a series of burglaries in Columbia is behind bars.  Matthew Fabral Dejesus, 18, of Columbia, was found hiding in an apartment  Tuesday evening at the Wagon Werks Apartments, 920 Plane Street. He was arrested following a brief struggle with police. During the arrest, police found several guns connected to the burglaries. A resident of the Water Werks told police he recently bought a gun from Dejesus. Police also found credit cards and other documentation linking Dejesus to the robberies.

This investigation is ongoing, and Columbia Police want to remind  residents to continue to adhere to proper home security practices which include keeping all doors and windows locked.  Columbia Police ask anyone with information concerning this investigation to contact Detective Matt Leddy or Sgt. Adam Miller at 717-684-7735.


6 Comments to “Columbia burglary suspect arrested”

    unions stations said:
    December 5, 2012 at 4:39 PM

    Keep him behind bars for life!!!! He deserves the chair!!!! Columbia is glad to be rid if his kind.

    marybeth said:
    December 5, 2012 at 5:25 PM

    he should have stolen a razor and fixed his eyebrows

    jeff said:
    December 5, 2012 at 7:30 PM

    Awe, now no one will have a chance to shoot him…

    tim said:
    December 5, 2012 at 9:04 PM

    i think these 3 comments before me piss me off more than the burglaries. people….

    Deb said:
    December 5, 2012 at 9:07 PM

    I feel a bit safer. I am glad no one was hurt or killed. Sure hope he learnes a leason. crime doesn't get you ahead in life. It gets you behind bars. He's young and I hope he turns his life a round.

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