Tuskegee man arrested for string of car burglaries in Opelika

Tuskegee man arrested for string of car burglaries in Opelika
Maurice Edwards Jr., charged with five counts of breaking and entering a vehicle (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Opelika police have taken a man into custody in connection to a string of car burglaries in the area.

26-year-old Maurice Edwards Jr. from Tuskegee was arrested on multiple warrants related to a string of car burglaries over a time period of a few weeks.

Edwards has been charged with five counts of unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle, two counts of attempted unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle, three counts of theft of property and one count of theft of property.

He is currently being held in the Lee County Jail.

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