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Neighbor's cell phone video of burglary leads to suspects and arrests

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Dacorious Young. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail Dacorious Young. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail
Demarkis Dunham. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail Demarkis Dunham. Photo source: Muscogee County Jail
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Investigators with the Columbus Police Department say they have made two arrests, and have identified more suspects, as a result of dozens of tips sent to them from the public after News Leader 9 aired this story: Quick thinking neighbor captures burglary with cell phone camera.

Tuesday, March 25, Detective Jeff Kraus arrested Dacorious Young in reference to the case. Young is charged with Burglary 1st Degree.

Demarkis Dunham has also been charged with Theft by Receiving.

Police also have outstanding warrants on two other suspects in the case. We will share those names as soon as they are released.

Young and Dunham are will be in recorders court on Thursday, March 27, at 9 a.m.

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