ANDALUSIA, AL - An Andalusia man is behind bars after confessing to a string of burglaries in three counties. Investigators with the Covington County Sheriff's Office an Andalusia police detective were contacted by the Georgiana Police Department and Butler County Sheriff's Office on October 12 asking for assistance with ongoing burglary investigations.
Timothy Mark Jackson, 24, of Andalusia, was interviewed and confessed to numerous burglaries and thefts in Covington, Butler, and Crenshaw Counties. Several items of stolen property were recovered. Authorities say the investigations are ongoing.
Covington County Sheriff's Investigators have charges pending against Jackson, who is currently being held in the Butler County Jail for burglary, theft, and Violation of his Probation, which was for property crimes as well. The CCSO is charging Jackson with three counts of Burglary 3rd Degree and three counts of Theft of Property 2nd Degree. He will have a total bond of $60,000 on those charges.
Andalusia Police have charged Jackson with Burglary 1st (1 count), Burglary 3rd (1 count), and three counts of Theft of Property 2nd Degree. Jackson will have a total bond of $70,000 on the APD charges.
Jackson told investigators he was stealing property to fund his drug addiction to prescription pills.