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Auburn man arrested on vehicle theft charges

Corey Bernard Heard (Credit: Auburn Police Department) Corey Bernard Heard (Credit: Auburn Police Department)
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - An Auburn man has been arrested in connection to an auto burglary over the weekend. 

On Sunday May 10, the Auburn Police Division arrested 33-year-old Corey B. Heard on felony warrants charging him with unlawful breaking and entering of a vehicle and theft of property second degree.

The arrest is the result of an investigation of an auto burglary reported earlier that day to police that occurred in the parking lot of a restaurant in the 800 block of Wire Road.  

According to the victim, someone unlawfully entered his vehicle, a 2015 Chevrolet pick –up truck, and stole an electronic device valued at $800. 

An investigation into the incident was initiated by Auburn Police and as a result Heard was developed as a suspect.  

The stolen electronic device was recovered in Heard's residence after a subsequent search by detectives.  

He was taken into custody and charged with breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and theft of property second degree.

Heard was transported to the Lee County Jail and will be eligible for a $6,000 bond.

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