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On January 28th, six Kiawah Island homes were burglarized, and two Mount Pleasant teens are accused of committing the crime spree.
William Heyward McCants, 18, is facing four counts of second-degree burglary and one cout of first-degree burglary after being arrested yesterday. Isaac David Waters, 17, is charged with two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of first-degree burglary after his April 28th arrest.
It seems as though the crime spree started with the high school seniors staying out of school in order to attend a friend's funeral. Instead, they headed to Kiawah Island and hit six homes, including that of Waters' father, David Michael Waters, who reported $132,210 worth of coins and jewelry missing. Waters will not be pressing charges. From the five remaining victims--who are pressing charges--the two teens stole over $54,000 worth of items.
The whole story is pretty in-depth and somewhat complicated, but it seems as though these two teens didn't utilize the best common sense after stealing the goods. For the whole scoop, head over to The Post and Courier's report here.