From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports
FORESTDALE – Just after 10:30 a.m. Tuesday Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the report of a burglary in progress.
The victim told deputies that he was on the back deck when he noticed his front door was open. When he went to close it, he saw the suspect carrying his television down the street. The victim yelled at the suspect to bring the television back and he did. After dropping the television in the driveway, the suspect showed the victim he was armed, and then fled on foot.
Deputies found the suspect walking a few blocks away, and he was positively identified and arrested. Deputies found a toy gun wrapped in a sweatshirt near the victim’s driveway.
Maurez Maquan Morris, 19 of Forestdale, was charged with armed burglary in the first degree. He remains in the Jefferson County Jail with a bond of $5000.