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Abbeville Man Arrested In Connection With 25 Property Crimes

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Laurens County deputies say William Ray was arrested for what they say is 25 property related crimes across five counties. Laurens County deputies say William Ray was arrested for what they say is 25 property related crimes across five counties.

Laurens County deputies say an Abbeville man faces 25 property related crime charges across five counties.

Deputies say detectives and investigators from at least 7 agencies teamed up to look into burglaries at several businesses.

Detectives from the Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office, Abbeville Police Department, Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office, Greenwood Police Department, Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, McCormick Police Dept., and the Saluda Police Department all helped out.

They say DNA evidence led them to 35 year old William Ray.

After deputies obtained a search warrant for Ray's Abbeville County home, they learned Ray was in Greenville County.

With the help of U.S. Marshalls, Ray was arrested at a motel in Greenville County late Friday night.

Deputies say Ray faces 25 charges: one charge with the Abbeville County Sheriff’s Office, one with the Abbeville Police Department, eight with the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office, one with the Greenwood Police Department, 12 with the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, one with the McCormick Police Department, and one with the Saluda Police Department.

They say the Laurens County charges consist of three burglaries (2nd Degree), two burglaries (1st Degree), four attempted burglaries, one Grand Larceny, one Petit Larceny and one Malicious Injury to Personal Property.

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