Auburn Police Arrest Man on Burglary, Theft Charges

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Auburn Police arrested Michael D. Landers, age 31, from Auburn, on felony warrants charging him with burglary third degree, and theft of property first degree.

The arrest is the result of an investigation into a burglary that occurred on Feb. 3 at a residence in the 1300 block of Teaberry Court. Someone unlawfully entered the residence and stole assorted jewelry, U.S. currency and the homeowner’s 2016 Acura RDX, with a total value of over $28,000. 

Further investigation into the incident developed Landers, who is related to the victim, as a suspect. Police located and recovered property taken during the burglary in Landers’ possession. 

Warrants were obtained for Landers' arrest charging him with burglary third degree and theft of property first degree. He was located, taken into custody and later transported to the Lee County Detention Facility where he is being held on an $8,000 bond.


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