Charleston police on Thursday charged a Summerville man in connection with a September burglary on August Road.

Mikell Todd Nelson II, 27, of Springview Lane is charged with second-degree burglary and grand larceny. Nelson is being held at the Cannon Detention Center, police spokesman Charles Francis said.

The break-in occurred between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2011, when a back door to the residence was kicked in, Francis said. Taken were electronic equipment, a purse and a rifle.

The investigation is ongoing, Francis said.