Georgetown County Sheriff Office announced the arrest of an Andrews man caught in the act of committing a burglary during a State of Emergency.
On Thursday, Mar. 26, deputies responded to a residence on Highmarket Street in reference to a homeowner reporting a security system alert to a possible intruder. The deputies’ quick response enabled them to apprehend the offender as he was still inside the home.
32-year old Timothy Lynn Lambert Jr. was arrested on scene. Jewelry belonging to the homeowner was located on his person and returned to the victim.
Lambert Jr. is charged with burglary in first degree, felony looting during a state of emergency, possession of burglary tools and felony larceny.
He is currently housed at the Georgetown County Detention Center where he is awaiting bond hearing.