Charleston Police have arrested a suspect in seven car break-ins and the theft of a package which occurred between Dec. 16 and Jan. 25.
Lamont Lee Greene, 33, of Spruill Avenue, North Charleston, is charged with seven counts of breaking into a motor vehicle and one count of property crime enhancement, police said. Greene was being held in the Al Cannon Detention Center.
The car break-ins occurred on Atlantic Street, East Bay Street, Church Street and State Street. The package was taken from the front door of a Church Street residence.
On Jan. 19, the suspect was captured on camera breaking into a vehicle on State Street. On Feb. 7, an officer saw a man on Atlantic Street who matched the description of the suspect from the car break-in on State Street.
Officers recovered the stolen items after executing a search warrant at the suspect's residence.