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Starkville police arrest church burglary suspect


Jimmie McCarter

Jimmie McCarter



Dispatch Staff Report



Police arrested a Starkville man on Thursday for a reported burglary of a church. 


Officers with Starkville Police Department arrested 34-year-old Jimmie McCarter on suspicion of commercial burglary. His arrest comes after a warrant was issued for a Jan. 27 burglary of Aldersgate United Methodist Church on 820 Evergreen Street. 


McCarter's arrest also comes after SPD released photos of a burglary suspect from security camera footage in an attempt to seek public assistance in finding the suspect. Chief Frank Nichols thanked the public for its assistance in an issued press release. 


Police booked McCarter in the Oktibbeha County Jail on $10,000 bond. 


McCarter's initial municipal court appearance is set for 6 p.m. on March 6.




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