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Man accused of burglarizing car dealership

November 11, 2018--11:36 a.m.

Staff reports

A 22-year old Dalton man has been arrested in connection with the theft of vehicles from Prater Ford on South Wall Street in Calhoun.

According to reports, Police were told Tuesday that someone entered the office at the dealership and took sets of keys and other items.

A Ford Mustang and a Ford F-150 were missing from the lot.

The pickup was located at the Gordon Hills shopping center, along with two other vehicles.

The stolen Mustang was located on Edmond Street, facing the Highway 53 Spur.

A witness told police she saw a man get out of the car and start walking.

Anthony Blake Hampton was located and charged with burglary, theft by taking, four counts of theft of a motor vehicle, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects, and no insurance.

Hampton also has a warrant out of Floyd County for auto theft.