SAVANNAH, GA (September 22, 2011): A fight between two Savannah brothers went from bad to worse when one was arrested on previous warrants and the other admitted breaking into 11 automobiles.
Chandler Scoggins, who turned 17 and, as such, became a legal adult Wednesday, was charged that day with one count of larceny as investigators work to determine where the other 10 auto break-ins took place.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police had responded to his residence on Godley Parkway when a family member reported a fight between Scoggins and his brother Devin Shay Scoggins. After questioning the brothers they discovered warrants against the elder one by the Pooler Police Department for theft by receiving for pawning a stolen item.
As the elder brother was being arrested, the younger approached police and told them he had stolen the car GPS in question and had given it to his brother. Police West Chatham Precinct investigators determined he actually had broken into 10 other vehicles as well and may have been involved in other crimes.
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