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Huntsville Police arrest hotel robbery suspect

Jesse James Watkins is a suspect in a couple of hotel robberies Sunday. (Source: Huntsville Police Department) Jesse James Watkins is a suspect in a couple of hotel robberies Sunday. (Source: Huntsville Police Department)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville Police believe they have the man who robbed a couple of hotels on Sunday.

Jesse James Watkins, 40, of Huntsville, was charged with three counts of first-degree robbery.

The charges stem from incidents Sunday at the La Quinta Inn and Quality Inn, both on University Drive. Quality Inn was robbed at around 8:20 a.m. The La Quinta Inn was robbed at around 10:15 p.m.

In both cases, a suspect was seen fleeing to a white car outside.

Watkins was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail pending bond.

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