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Suspect arrested in connection to string of burglaries

MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Wednesday in connection to a string of burglaries.

On March 22nd, 2023, just before 5:00p.m., Bibb deputies arrested 35 year old Jeremy Allen McLaurin as he was entering a convenience store at the intersection of Columbus Road and Brentwood Avenue.

On November 24th, 2022, at 12:28p.m., deputies were called to Stephen’s Fashions located at 2639 Montpelier Avenue. It was reported that the business had been burglarized overnight. The business’s front window was discovered shattered and over $2,000.00 in clothing was stolen from the business.

On March 21st, 2023, at 1:38a.m., deputies were called to Metro PCS located at 3253 Mercer University Drive in reference to a burglar alarm. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the front window was shattered. A rock was found inside. Surveillance video showed a male suspect entering the store and going to the stock room where he took up to $500.00 of merchandise in a bin and escaped through the back door.

Jeremy Allen McLaurin is charged with two counts of 2ndDegree Burglary, Probation Violation, and Parole Violation. Mclaurin faces pending charges in several other commercial burglary cases.

The cases are still under investigation. Anyone with any information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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