Stephanie B. Honeycutt charged with auto burglary, theft in East Ridge

Stephanie B. Honeycutt charged with auto burglary, theft in East Ridge

January 15th, 2013 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Twenty-nine-year-old Stephanie B. Honeycutt of Hixson has been charged with two counts of burglary of an auto and two counts of theft in connection with incidents last week.

She is set to appear on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. in East Ridge Municipal Court.

Last Friday at 11 p.m. East Ridge Police responded to an auto burglary at 913 State Line Road. The victim told police she saw her car door open and a woman carrying items that had been inside the auto.

The suspect had fled the scene in a black Nissan though she left items she was carrying. However, police said a GPS system was still missing.

Another victim told police his vehicle had been entered and items were missing from it. He also provided police with the number of the tag of the suspect. Police said the investigation led to the identification of Honeycutt, who was returned to the scene by officers and positively identified by the victim.