Police Looking for Wanted West Ashley Teen
Charleston Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 17-year-old West Ashley teen wanted in connection with several car break-ins
The Charleston Police Department is looking for a 17-year-old West Ashley resident who is wanted in a string of vehicle break-ins between June 3-4, according to a statement released Tuesday.
William Justus Porter is charged with breaking and entering a motor vehicle, but police not been able to locate him. Porter was last seen at Motel 6 on Savannah Highway July 2, according to the statement. He is believed to be in the company of his girlfriend.
Between 10 p.m. June 3 and 9:45 a.m. June 4, police said someone broke into three vehicles at two homes on Pristine View Road, rifled through the belongings in the car and stole aproximately $5 in coins, 25 prescription pills and a black Nike bag from one one vehicle. Five bungee cords were taken from another vehicle, according to an incident report.
Police recovered a piece of paper with fingerprints on it from one of the vehicles and were able to match those samples to Porter's prints which police had on file, according to investigative reports provided by police.