Witnesses help police ID burglary suspect


One man is behind bars after a burglary on 8th Street in Decatur.

Decatur Police responded to a call of a burglary in progress September 29. When they arrived on the scene, the offender had already left.

Witnesses were able to give police a description of the suspect and his vehicle.

Patrol officers stopped the vehicle a short distance from the home and took Timmie Lamar Anthony into custody as a suspect.

Anthony was questioned and later charged with third degree burglary. He was booked in the Decatur City Jail.

The stolen property was recovered and returned to the victim.

Copyright 2012 WAFF. All rights reserved.