The Panama City Police Department announces the additional arrest of a local resident on three more counts of Burglary. David Lee Atkinson was originally arrested in October on five counts of Burglary in reference to break-ins at three businesses and twice at a church.
Further investigations revealed that Atkinson was also responsible for three other business Burglaries with occurred between August and October. In two of those, Atkinson had stolen firearms, and as a result, two of the three additional charges are for Armed Burglary. Atkinson is currently incarcerated at the Bay County Jail. This investigation is ongoing and further charges are expected.
Anyone with information about these or similar incidents are requested to contact the Panama City Police Department at 872-3112 or Crime Stoppers at 785-8477.