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Man charged in storage unit thefts

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Gilbert Lee Neal (Courtesy: Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office) Gilbert Lee Neal (Courtesy: Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office)

Spartanburg County deputies arrested Gilbert Lee Neal Thursday in connection with several storage unit break-ins.

Deputies said they were called out to the Boiling Springs Storage Bin on Wesley Court in Boiling Springs on reports of a suspicious person.

Deputies said they arrived on scene and saw a man matching the description of the person exiting a storage unit. Deputies identified the man as Neal. They said he told deputies he was looking for a sledgehammer.

Thursday Gilbert Lee Neal was charged with burglary, forced entry, vandalism and other charges.

Deputies said they asked Neal if the storage unit he had been in was his and he said no.

Deputies arrested Neal and said their investigation revealed Neil had broken into three units.

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