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Burglary suspects drop wheelchair accomplice
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    When two men fled from a burglary scene Saturday, they dropped a huge clue: a third suspect.
    Statesboro Police Det. Ken Scott said Jason Adger, 35, Summit Apartments, was one of three men involved in the burglary of a neighboring apartment Saturday. Adger, who is confined to a wheelchair, left the chair behind as he and two other unknown suspects fled, the other two carrying him after pulling him out of a window.
    After responding to a call reporting the incident, a witness told Statesboro Police Officers Mike Lacienski and Dustin Cross she heard people moving around in an adjacent apartment after the office had closed. She apparently knew no one should be there, so she "yelled that she was calling the police," said Capt. L.C. Williams.
    The witness was on the phone with the police department when she saw two unidentified men carrying Adger, whom she knew, out of the apartment window.
    She said "the other two males tried to carry him away but dropped him several yards away and fled on foot," he said.
    Police discovered Adger near the open window. His wheelchair was still inside, Williams said.
    He was arrested on burglary charges and taken to the Bulloch County Jail, where he awaits bond and other court action, he said. But police hope citizens will help provide information on the other two men involved, because Adger, apparently, refused to cooperate.
    "This investigation is still ongoing," Williams said. "Anyone with information regarding the other two males involved in this burglary should contact the Statesboro Police Department or Det. Ken Scott at 764-9911."
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