COLUMBIA, S.C. — A 27-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection to incidents involving the theft of long guns from the Walmart in Harbison. Officers also says he's accused of taking multiple key fobs from Love Buick GMS on Saturn Parkway on Tuesday, June 7.
Anthony Bockus has been arrested and charged by Columbia Police Department (CPD) with Second Degree Burglary, Malicious Injury to Real Property and Petit Larceny after they say he remained inside the Walmart Supercenter at 360 Harbison Boulevard on June 7 and stole multiple long guns from an enclosed glass case.
Police say on that same day Also on Tuesday, at some point Bockus allegedly broke into Love Buick GMS on Saturn Parkway and stole multiple key fobs to vehicles. He is charged with Second Degree Burglary, Malicious Injury to Real Property, and Grand Larceny for that incident.
Bockus was captured overnight near a Piney Grove Road convenience store and CPD says it recovered all of the stolen firearms. He is being housed at the Lexington County Detention Center.