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      Tipster leads to burglary arrest on James Island

      JAMES ISLAND, S.C. (WCIV) -- A tipster led police Friday night to a James Island burglary suspect wanted in a car break-in from earlier in the month.

      According to Charleston police, 25-year-old Brandon Tyrene Johnson was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary of a car outside a Sage Bird View home.

      The arrest comes after Charleston Police, Charleston County deputies, the State Law Enforcement Division and the U.S. Marshals teamed up to crack down on a string of recent burglaries and car break-ins.

      Police said the break-ins have been happening all over the West Ashley and James Island areas of Charleston.

      Police are still investigating the crimes.

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