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David Scott

EL RENO, Okla. – Canadian County Sherriff’s office investigators arrested 56-year-old David Allen Scott in connection to a string of burglaries.

According to investigators, Scott was taken into custody after police were able to connect him to the burglary of a rural business in El Reno.

Scott was identified as a possible suspect when investigators interviewed employees and conducted background research on possible suspects.

Upon execution of the search warrant, a number of stolen items including automotive parts, as well as narcotics were found on Scott’s property.

When told that the Sheriff’s Office possessed DNA evidence obtained from the scene, and they noticed a wound on his hand believed to have been sustained during the burglary; Scott provided a full confession.

Scott was transported to the Canadian County Jail and he was booked on charges of Burglary in the Second Degree, Possession of Stolen Property, and Operating a Chop Shop.

Scott remains in custody, with his bond set at $26,000.00.