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Man arrested in connection with 9 vehicle burglaries in Morgan City

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Morgan City Police Department Detectives have arrested a man in connection with a number of vehicle burglaries in the Morgan City area. 

Detectives say the burglaries spanned from January 2018 to February 4, 2018. After an investigation, detectives arrested Shawn Harding on February 4 in connection with several break-ins. He was arrested on two counts of Simple Burglary.  

An investigation into the burglaries was continued after the Harding's initial arrest. During that investigation, a search was conducted of Harding's home. Detectives say that during the search they recovered items that linked Harding to 9 other vehicle burglaries in the city.

Warrants were issued for Harding's arrest and he was arrested on Tuesday, February 20 on 9 counts of Simple Burglary. Harding was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center and booked into the Morgan City Jail.

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