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Man charged in Florida after losing license plate

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A burglary suspect in northern Florida was charged after authorities say they found the license plate from his car at the crime scene.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports that 49-year-old Gary Browder was already in jail Wednesday for two unrelated counts when he was charged with the burglary.

Police say security camera video from a March gas station break-in shows a sedan pulling up to the store and a man smashing the window and stealing cigarettes. Before the car drives away, the video shows the car's license plate falling off.

Police retrieved the plate and traced it to a vehicle registered to Browder.

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