Three Orlando men allegedly made a run for it Saturday morning after Glynn County Police caught them in the act of breaking into a business at 5225 Habersham St., County Police Capt. Marissa Tindale said.
The three men later ditched the getaway vehicle in Brunswick, but could not escape from Brunswick Police Chief Kevin Jones or city police dog Enzo and his partner, Capt. Donald Babbin, Brunswick Police Capt. Angela Smith said.
Novere Demetric Walker, 28, Viron Lark, 40, and Travis Coleman, 42, remained Monday in the Glynn County Detention Center on charges of smash-and-grab burglary and obstruction of a law enforcement officer. Lark additionally is charged with possession of burglary tools; Coleman is charged with fleeing and attempting to elude and numerous traffic violations resulting from the chase.
County Lt. Eric Naugle responded to a burglary alarm at 10:39 a.m. at United Refrigeration at 5225 Habersham St., arriving just as Walker slipped out of a forced opening in the company’s wall, police said. He allegedly jumped in a gold Ford Explorer, and a chase ensured with Coleman allegedly driving, police said.
The pursuit proceeded into Brunswick, where the three men allegedly jumped out of the Explorer as it rolled into a yard 2128 Willet St. Brunswick Police, including Chief Jones and K9 team of Enzo and Babbin, helped capture the three men, police said.