By Officer Mike Wood, PIO
Pensacola Police have arrested a man wanted in several local vehicle burglaries. Officers responded to the 400 block of Berkley Drive at 3:00am Friday morning in reference to a burglary (of a vehicle) in progress. Upon the arrival officers observed 24 year old Devoris A. Lang near the scene of the crime and attempted to stop him. He fled on foot to the property of the Pensacola Village Apartments, where he was arrested after the short foot chase. During the chase Lang threw down a handgun which was recovered by police. Lang is being charged with at least 7 counts of burglary, resisting arrest, and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.
Lang is the suspect in the vehicle burglaries in the Camelot subdivision and the Flats apartment complex on North 9th Ave.