Police: Man said he broke into Goose Creek school for lunch money

Matthew Thomas Moses, 33, of Ladson was charged with second-degree burglary of Stratford High Sunday night.

A man accused of breaking into a Goose Creek school Sunday night said he was trying to get lunch money for a new job, according to police.

Goose Creek police responded to an alarm at Stratford High School about 9:30 p.m. They chased down a man with a yellow crowbar, a prying instrument and $125 in dollar bills that had been taken from vending machines, according to the incident report.

The man told police he was breaking in because he was starting a new job the next day and needed lunch money, according to the report.

Matthew Thomas Moses, 33, of Ladson was charged with second-degree burglary, making implements capable of being used in a crime and resisting arrest. Hes being held at the Berkeley County jail.

Police are reviewing a videotape of a break-in at Stratford Thursday to see if that was also Moses, according to the report.

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