Burglary suspect arrested in Montgomery

Published 3:00 am Friday, September 21, 2018

Montgomery police have arrested a man that was wanted for breaking and entering a vehicle behind Troy Cable last week.

A CrimeStoppers’ anonymous tip identified the suspect as Montgomery resident

Chauncey Lacorey Benson. The information not only identified Benson as the suspect, but led Montgomery Police Patrol Units to the 2400 block of Cherry Street, where Benson was captured without incident.

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Benson had been captured on surveillance footage on September 13, 2018, at 1:17p.m. and unlawfully entering another person’s vehicle, taking a wallet and handgun.

Benson is also being charged with second-degree theft of property and breaking and entering of a vehicle in Prattville. He is being charged with nine counts of fraudulent use of a credit card in Montgomery. He is also being charged with four counts of probation violations stemming from second and third-degree theft of property charges, breaking and entering of a vehicle, and fraudulent use of a credit card charge from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s office.

Benson reportedly attempted to use the employee’s business credit card multiple times at ATM machines and gas pumps in Montgomery.

In addition to the CrimeStoppers’ reward the victim in this case will be offering a $500 cash reward for the identification and arrest of the suspect. The tipster is being urged to contact CrimeStoppers through the P3 app in order to claim the reward.