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2 arrested following month-long burglary investigation

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Garrison was arrested Feb. 18; Bond turned himself in to authorities Tuesday. Garrison was arrested Feb. 18; Bond turned himself in to authorities Tuesday.
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DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

Decatur Police arrested two men on burglarycharges, one of whom turned himself in after a nearly month-long manhunt.

The arrests stem from a burglary to a home onStarkey Road on Jan. 28. The victim told police that two men forced their wayinto the home and assaulted him. The victim's injuries required medicalattention.

Police said several guns and money were takenduring the burglary. The victim said the men threatened harm to his family ifauthorities were contacted.

Investigators obtained first-degree burglary warrantsfor Steven Garrison and Matthew Bond. Garrison was located Feb. 18 at DecaturMorgan Hospital and was taken to the county jail in lieu of bond.

Units with the Decatur Police Departmentbegan a search for Bond and were initially unsuccessful. After what policedescribed as a "lengthy manhunt involving numerous detectives," Bond turnedhimself in to the police department on Tuesday. He was arrested and taken to the countyjail.

Bond for each man was set at $100,000.

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