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Police charge man with breaking into Acworth Chevron, stealing $16k worth of goods


A Paulding County man was arrested and accused of a February break-in of a convenience store in Acworth. 

According to a warrant, Kevin Washington, 28, is accused of breaking into the Chevron gas station, at the corner of Baker and Baker Grove roads, and stealing nearly $16,400 worth of merchandise, including more than $2,000 worth of lottery tickets and more than $14,000 worth of cigarettes. 

Police say he used a tool to pry the store’s doors open around 5 a.m. on Feb. 23. 

Washington was booked into the Cobb County jail. His bond has been set at $15,000.


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