Charleston police arrest burglary suspect

Ronald Carr Smalls

Charleston police have arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with a Monday burglary.

Ronald Carr Smalls is charged with third-degree burglary and property crime enhancement, according to a Wednesday media release.

Officers were called about 2 p.m. Monday to 150 Coming St. in reference to the burglary. The victim stated the building was a construction site that had been last been locked at 4 p.m. Friday.

When he got to the building about 8:15 a.m. Monday, a side door had been forced open and several construction tools were missing, he told police. Among the missing items are two 6-foot ladders and a 4-foot level.

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