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Homeless man charged in Englewood burglaries

Posted at 11:03 AM, Aug 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-01 11:03:44-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A homeless man is facing charges in Englewood for a string of burglaries.

Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies say Matthew O'Connor was arrested Monday. Deputies say their investigation began with a stolen motorcycle and a car break-in.

Later that afternoon, there were three home burglaries.

Deputies finally arrested O'Connor after someone reported he was trying to break into cars at a nearby Walmart.

Deputies say O'Connor is also responsible for another car burglary, removing a pressure washer from a storage shed and stealing a bicycle.

He's being held on no bond.