Police Arrest Suspect In Rash Of Break-Ins In Spencer

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 10:41 pm
By: News 9

A man caught on camera during a string of break-ins in Spencer was arrested by Oklahoma City police on outstanding warrants.

Spencer Police Chief Virgil Green said he visited Gerald Lee on Monday in jail, and Lee admits to last month's crime spree.

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About a half-dozen burglaries have been reported in the area of N.E. 59th Street and Douglas. Authorities asked residents in the area to be on high alert.

Jim Buchannan, whose workshop was broken into three times recently, said the thieves tried to hot wire his riding lawn mower and stole dozens of tools worth more than $2,000. His newly installed surveillance cameras caught the thief in action.

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Lee has been booked into the Oklahoma County Jail.