Deputies: Man Broke Into Bar Twice, Stole Beer & Cash

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies have arrested a man they say broke into a Swansea bar twice.

Officerscharged 40-year-old Brian Heath Gonzales with two counts of second-degree burglary.

According to deputies, Gonzales broke into The Barn bar on Jim Rucker Road back on January 24th and February 4th. In all, officers say the took cash from the register, $1,500 in quarters, and four cases of beer.

Officers say they were able toarrest him after someone spotted a bag of burglary tools, a bag with quarters, and beer left on the side of the roadnear not far from the bar on February 4th.Officers say they were able to track footprints in the mud from those items to a home on Hyman Road, where they found Gonzales and took him into custody.


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