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6 arrested in unrelated Lexington County weekend storage unit break-ins

Deputies arrested five adults and one minor accused of breaking into storage units Saturday and Sunday. William Hinson, 50, and Jessica Spillman, 39, are charged with third-degree burglary after being accused of breaking into the U-Haul Moving and Storage on Jamil Road, on Saturday, according to the incident report.

The minor was turned over to a parent.In a separate incident, Michael Hutchens, 32, Janis Simmons, 45, and Donald Hudson, 41, are charged with third-degree burglary after being accused of breaking into the same storage facility the next day, according to the incident report.“Our deputies responded after a call was made both nights stating the caller had seen people going in and out of units as well as taking items out of open units,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said.

Deputies arrested Hutchins, Simmons and Hudson after a traffic stop at the Circle K on Sunset Boulevard. The caller identified the driver and passengers as the people she had seen going in and out of storage units at the facility.

Hinson, Spillman and the minor were taken into custody after the caller blocked them from leaving when she saw them loading items from a storage unit into a truck. Hinson, Spillman, Hutchins, Simmons and Hudson were transported to the Lexington County Detention Center.