West Point man booked in series of burglaries

September 12, 2013 10:05:54 AM



WEST POINT -- A 19-year-old West Point man faces charges after police arrested him in connection with a string of burglaries dating back to earlier this year. 


Police tell WTVA-TV in Tupelo that Johnnie Alexander Edwards was arrested Monday and faces 40 counts, including burglary, armed robbery and possession of a stolen firearm. 


Investigators say the break-ins occurred mostly at night after residents had gone to bed. 


Edwards was booked at the Clay County jail. 


It was not immediately clear whether he has an attorney.