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17 year old charged in downtown burglaries

The Atmore Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the burglaries of Earle’s Jewelers, Central Farm Supply and Marty’s Furniture.

The burglaries took place last Thursday morning.

Chief Chuck Brooks said the department has recovered most of the property that was stolen.

A 17 year old has been charged with three counts of burglary III, one count of theft of property I, one count of theft of property IV and two counts of criminal mischief III.

More information on this story will be released later today.