Man arrested in rash of vehicle break-ins in Lincoln County

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office 

One man has been arrested following a rash of early morning vehicle break-ins at the Riverwalk Apartments in eastern Lincoln County, according to the sheriff's office. 

Deputies were called to the area around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 after receiving a call about vehicles in the parking lot being broken into. 

As deputies arrived on scene, they located one man who ran but was taken into custody after a brief foot chase. 

While searching the parking lot, deputies found at least 12 vehicles that were broken into. All of the vehicles that were entered were unlocked. The incidents are still under investigation to determine what items may have been stolen from the vehicles, deputies said. 

The suspect, Antonio Shaquille Williams, 25, of Hickory, is charged with 11 felony counts of breaking and entering a vehicle and one misdemeanor count each of larceny, possession of a controlled substance and resist, delay and obstruct a public officer. 

He was placed in the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center under a $60,000 secured bond.