Man arrested in connection to Deep Creek vehicle break-ins

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Officers in Newport News arrested man wanted in connection with several vehicle break-ins in the Deep Creek neighborhood.

Eighteen-year-old Patrick Ricks was arrested Friday. Police say Ricks broke into vehicles near the intersection of Warwick Boulevard and Maxwell Lane.

Ricks allegedly took cell phones, tablets and money from the vehicles.

Previous coverage: Multiple thefts from vehicles reported in Newport News

A 10 On Your Side viewer is being credited with tipping police off.

Meanwhile, Newport News police are still searching for a suspect in connection with a handful of car thefts in the Summer Lake subdivision.

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