Auburn man charged with numerous burglaries

Auburn man charged with numerous burglaries

AUBURN. AL (WTVM) - On Tuesday Aug. 25, the Auburn Police Division arrested Deanthony L. Greer, 20, from Auburn on numerous felony warrants.

The charges included three counts burglary in the third degree, three counts of auto theft, theft of property in the first-degree, theft of property in the second-degree and theft of property in the third-degree.

The Auburn Police Division conducted an investigation into several residential burglaries and auto thefts that were reported beginning on July 3. The incidents occurred at residences in the areas of Maple Street, Long Leaf Drive, Veterans Boulevard and Wire Road.

Deanthony Greer was developed as a suspect and warrants were obtained in connection to a burglary on Maple Street.  Auburn Police enlisted the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in order to locate Greer and take him into custody on the outstanding warrants.

At approximately 1:00 p.m., agents with the Task Force spotted Greer operating a 2006 Nissan Xterra that had previously been reported stolen to Auburn Police near the intersection of Eastern Boulevard and Vaughn Road in Montgomery.

Greer was taken into custody after he fled during a vehicle pursuit that ended after he collided with another vehicle near the intersection of Eastern Boulevard and Young Barn Road in Montgomery.

The driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital, treated and later released.

Greer, who was not injured in the accident, was taken into custody, transported back to Auburn, and has been charged with numerous burglaries, auto and property thefts.

Property taken during previous burglaries and thefts were located within the stolen vehicle he was operating.

Over $41,000 in property including a 2010 Lexus IS350, 2007 Acura TSX, electronics and firearms have been recovered.  The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are anticipated.

Greer was transported to the Lee County Jail and will be eligible for a $33,000 bond.

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