Downtown ‘smash and grab’ burglary suspect arrested

According to the Ashevlle Citizen-Times, Police made an arrest in a series of break-ins at area businesses in which the bold perpetrator would smash store windows and escape with a cash register or a tip jar.

Julian McKinnley Rector, 24, was apprehended by officers Thursday night as he was leaving Hillcrest Apartments, Sgt. Ernie Welborn said.


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