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Burglary suspect arrested after brief chase



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    For Immediate release

    Date: 03-11-2020 at 11:50 am

    Event: Burglary suspect   

    Place: Stemley Bridge at the County Line

    Subject: Howard Shinn, 43 YO, W/M of Talladega


                                   The St. Clair County Criminal Investigation Division located a vehicle with an out of state license plate which matched the description of suspects involved in several mini storage burglaries.The vehicle attempted to elude Investigators and after a short chase the driver fled on foot. The St. Clair Correctional Dog Team was dispatched and the subject was captured. The suspect was arrested on three FTA felony warrants with no bond. The investigation is ongoing at this time with stolen property being recovered.

Thank you to Pell City PD, Lincoln PD, Talladega County Sheriff's Office and the St. Clair Dog Team for their assistance with this arrest.


Billy J. Murray


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