Atlanta police arrested three suspects including, a convicted felon, who they say committed multiple burglaries near Ponce City Market on New Year’s Eve.
Sandra Cummings, 25; Dequentavius Rosser, 19; and Antavius Walker, 29, on multiple burglary charges, the department announced in Facebook post Thursday.
Walker is a convicted felon with 21 previous arrests, Atlanta police said. The three suspects have 33 arrests combined.
According to the post, Atlanta police got a call about a break-in at 680 Ponce de Leon Ave. Police said the front passenger window of a van was shattered and a woman’s backpack containing a Bible, spiral notebook and pens were stolen.
The officer at the scene reviewed security footage from a nearby business, according to the post. The suspects’ car was spotted about 15 minutes later at a gas station at 486 Ponce de Leon Ave.
Cummings, Rosser, and Walker drove from the gas station and were spotted driving on Monroe Drive toward 10th Street, police said. At some point, the suspects’ wrecked the car and attempted to run to the area of 10th and Juniper streets.
Officers arrested the suspects a short time later.
Police found the stolen items from the van in a dumpster, according to the post. They also found several stolen items inside the suspects’ car, including a stolen handgun, laptop computers, an iPad Mini, and a Patagonia backpack.
Atlanta police said they contacted several victims about their stolen items, confirming the three had been involved in multiple break-ins.
Cummings, Rosser and Walker remained in the Fulton County Jail on entering automobile charges Friday afternoon.
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