DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) — Recent church burglaries in the Marley Mill, Rocky Head and Ariton communities had the Dale County Sheriff looking for leads. They say a tip lead to arrests on Tuesday.
Dale County investigators say following up on tips they stopped a suspect vehicle Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say items from the recent burglaries were in the car. Investigators executed a search warrant at a local motel where numerous other stolen items were recovered that are believed to have been taken during burglaries in Barbour, Henry and Dale Counties.
Diamond Brown and Breon Richardson have each been charged with Burglary 3rd degree and Theft of Property 4th degree. Other charges are expected. Investigators say additional arrests are likely.
Investigators believe the burglary at Ebenezer Baptist Church is not related to the others and was committed by juveniles.