VALDOSTA -- A fifth suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred Tuesday morning, said Lt. Brian Childress, Valdosta Police Department.

Stevee Edwards, 19, of Iola Drive was charged with burglary on Thursday morning. She joins four other suspects, all 19, who were charged with burglary and criminal trespass of a residence in the 1400 block of Iola Drive on Tuesday morning.

According to police reports, a neighbor saw four to five suspects at approximately 2:49 a.m. Tuesday carrying items from a residence that was unoccupied. The neighbor reported the incident to the Valdosta Police Department.

Four of the suspects were later found near the scene with items from the residence.

Edwards had been identified as the fifth suspect and was arrested on Thursday morning, Childress said.



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