Burglar Caught in the Act at East Jefferson County Business

Publish Date: March 21, 2022
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: News

Shortly before 2:00 AM this morning, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary in progress call in the 2500 block of Pawnee Village Road.  Upon arrival, deputies found a hole that had been cut in the fencing surrounding the business.  They proceeded to the interior of the business.  Once inside the business, they encountered the burglar.  He attempted to run from deputies, and once caught, he resisted arrest.

Deputies were able to take 46-year-old, John Adam Mitchell into custody.  He is being charged with burglary 3rd, possession of burglary tools, theft of property 1st, resisting arrest, attempting to elude and four counts of breaking and entering a vehicle.  He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail in Birmingham.  His bonds total $103,000.00.

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