From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
CENTER POINT — Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said they stopped a burglary suspect in his tracks.
Around 11:17 a.m., on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, a homeowner in the 500 block of 27th Avenue NW called 911 and said she could hear someone breaking into her home.
Deputies arrived on the scene moments later and detained a suspect who was attempting to leave the property. Investigators reported finding some of the homeowner’s property in the suspect’s pockets.
Willie Bailey Jr., 18, is now facing charges of burglary second degree, unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle, criminal mischief third degree and theft of property fourth degree.
He was taken to the Jefferson County Jail with a $15,600 bond.