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Police arrest suspect in car burglaries

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EAST RIDGE, TN. (WRCB)-- A Ringgold man is behind bars after police say he's responsible for car burglaries at an East Ridge apartment complex.

The arrest happened Sunday. Police say residents of New Castle Apartments called and reported someone was breaking into cars.

A short time later, the suspect vehicle driven by 18-year-old Tommy Lovelace, was stopped.  Many stolen items from the apartment complex were found in the car.

Lovelace was taken to Catoosa County, where he faces several charges.

He is currently awaiting extradition to Tennessee for additional prosecution.

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