DNA from a sock helps catch a suspected criminal three years later

Rasheed Hollis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–On August 30, 2012, a 36-year-old woman said she was asleep in her bedroom when someone broke into her home.

According to court records, Columbus Police believe more than one person entered her home on Deporres Drive by climbing to the second second floor and entering through a bedroom window.

However, one suspect dropped a sock on the outside of the front door.

The sock was turned in for DNA evidence. Court documents show the DNA matched Rasheem Hollis.

The victim told police she didn’t know Hollis.

The suspects stole $2,000 worth of property including two TV’s and a computer.

Hollis was arrested October 15, 2015 and charged with burglary.

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