1 charged, second in custody after Pike Road Elementary burglary

1 charged, second in custody after Pike Road Elementary burglary
Devontae Walker is charged in connection to a burglary and theft at Pike Road Elementary School. (Source: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)

PIKE ROAD, Ala. (WSFA) - One person has been charged and an investigation is ongoing into a second person’s connection after a school burglary, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

According to Col. Jon Briggs with the sheriff’s office, 18-year-old east Montgomery resident Devontae Walker is now charged with burglary and theft, both in the third-degree, after an early morning burglary at Pike Road Elementary School Tuesday. He is also charged with possession of marijuana in the second degree and receiving stolen property in the fourth degree.

Briggs said the burglary happened around 4:45 a.m and was discovered by a caretaker at the school who called to alert authorities that someone was breaking into the facility.

Rebecca Williams, a spokesperson for Pike Road Schools, said the suspects took iPads from the front office area.

Williams said the incident didn’t impact students or school operations Tuesday. She also said the school system turned over video of the incident to authorities.

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