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3 arrested in Auburn for overnight burglaries

Jerrell Bullard (Source: APD) Jerrell Bullard (Source: APD)
Octavious Bryant (Source: APD) Octavious Bryant (Source: APD)

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – On Wednesday, Aug, 12 the Auburn Police Division arrested two adults and one juvenile in connection to several overnight burglaries.

Jerrell Bullard, 18, Octavious Bryant, 18, and a 17-year-old juvenile, all from Opelika, were arrested for breaking and entering a motor vehicle and theft of property in the second-degree.

Around 3:30 a.m. Auburn Police responded to a suspicious incident call in the area of Rosalie Court. Responding officers were given the description of three individuals and a vehicle they were seen traveling in.

Within minutes of receiving the call, an officer observed the vehicle and the suspects and conducted a traffic stop.  Electronic devices, guns, back packs and jewelry were observed inside the vehicle.

The investigation by police determined that six vehicles parked at residences in the area of Padgett Court and E. Longleaf Drive had been illegally entered.

Several victims reported that they had assorted property stolen from their vehicles that matched the description of the property recovered by police, totaling $5,000.

Another investigation resulted in Bullard, Bryant and the juvenile being identified as the individuals responsible for the auto burglaries.

All three suspects were taken into custody and charged with unlawful breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and theft of property in the second-degree.

This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are anticipated.

Bullard and Bryant were taken to the Lee County Jail and they will be eligible for a $6,000 bond. The juvenile was transported to the Lee County Youth Development Center and he is waiting a detention hearing.

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