Wakulla County Burglary Suspect Caught In Leon County

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Press Release: Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office

A Crawfordville man wanted in connection with a Wakulla County convenience store burglary has been arrested in Leon County, according to Sheriff Charlie Creel,.

Dustin Keith Swain, 28, was arrested by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office on an unrelated narcotics charge and he remains in the Leon County Jail. A hold has been placed on Swain for the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office.

A Wakulla County arrest warrant was issued for Swain last week. Swain is wanted in connection with the Tuesday, Oct. 22 business burglary at Glenda’s Country Store in Crawfordville.

A forced entry was discovered at the store and detectives determined that a change box, cigarettes and Florida Lottery tickets were stolen in the burglary. A Special Agent for the Lottery Department contacted detectives with information about stolen Lottery tickets being cashed in Leon County. One of two subjects cashing the Lottery tickets in Leon was identified by law enforcement as Dustin K. Swain.

On Oct. 23, a search warrant was served at Swain’s home and evidence was collected that connected Swain to the crime. Swain also attempted to sell a carton of cigarettes to a Tallahassee business.

Swain awaits charges of burglary, grand theft and criminal mischief in Wakulla County. The value of the stolen items from the store is estimated at $602 and damage to the store is estimated at $300.

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