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3 charged in string of home burglaries

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Robert Dale Jarvis (Source: Huntsville Police Dept.) Robert Dale Jarvis (Source: Huntsville Police Dept.)
Ernest Clayton Sharp (Source: Huntsville Police Dept.) Ernest Clayton Sharp (Source: Huntsville Police Dept.)
Earnest Roger Sharp (Source: Huntsville Police Dept.) Earnest Roger Sharp (Source: Huntsville Police Dept.)
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A burglary suspect is facing more charges in connection with a string of residential burglaries in Madison area. Investigators said the homes targeted were in subdivisions still under construction.

After a stakeout, investigators arrested Robert Dale Jarvis, 46, at a used appliance store on Oakwood Avenue. Jarvis was charged with five counts of third-degree burglary. Authorities believe he is responsible for more than fifty burglaries in the past year.

Jarvis was additionally charged with ten counts of third-degree burglary and ten counts of theft of property in connection with burglaries Madison police said happened in the area of New Bristol Lane and Hardiman Place Lane. Authorities said kitchen appliances were stolen from the homes.

Police also arrested a father and son in connection with the burglaries. Ernest Clayton Sharp, 81, and Earnest Roger Sharp, 46, own used appliance stores on Oakwood Avenue and Pratt Avenue. Both were charged with one count of third-degree buying and receiving stolen property.

Authorities were able to recover 23 ranges, five refrigerators, one dishwasher, one microwave and one garbage disposal.

All three suspects were booked into the Madison County Metro Jail. Bond for Jarvis was set at $225,900. Bond for Ernest Clayton Sharp and Earnest Roger Sharp was set at $30,000.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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