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Man arrested for burglary at local business, police say

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

A man was arrested Tuesday for his involvement in a burglary at a local business, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

On October 4, around 6:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a breaking and entering call for service at the D Town Fashion and Communications Store on W. Sugar Creek Road.

When officers arrived at the business, a store employee told them he arrived at work to find the glass window pane over the front door smashed out. The employee also said that there was money and several cell phones that were stolen from the business, officers said.

Thomas Victor Smith, 29, was implicated in the incident after information and evidence was gathered, and a warrant was issued for his arrest, the report states. 

On October 16, Smith was arrested without incident at his home on Oriole Place. He was charged with breaking and entering with force and larceny.

Smith has a lengthy arrest history in Mecklenburg County which include several arrests for breaking and entering, police told WBTV. 

Anyone with additional information with regard to this case and or suspect is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at (704)334-1600.

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