An arrest has been made in a night-time business burglary in Clinton 15 months ago. Clinton Public Safety yesterday arrested 18-year-old Quinton Ross Ellis Jr. of Apt. 2 at 1404 South Bell Street, Clinton. Mr. Ellis was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Burglary 2nd Degree and Malicious Damage to Real Property.
Detective Tyrone Goggins states that on September 11th of 2015 Quintin Ellis Jr. did conspire with other individuals to lawfully break into and steal property from the El Cheapo store on West Carolina Avenue. Quintin Ellis Jr. then allegedly broke into the El Cheapo store on West Carolina Avenue and did deprive the rightful owner of property. This offense allegedly took place in the night-time hours. Ellis also allegedly destroyed the glass to the front door of the El Cheapo store on West Carolina Avenue in order to gain entry.
With cash or surety bonds set totaling $30,000 on the three charges, Quinton Ross Ellis Jr. remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.