Morgan County sheriff: Man caught during burglary

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The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page Tuesday afternoon that it stopped a burglary in progress.

Posted: Apr 30, 2019 3:34 PM

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page Tuesday afternoon that it stopped a burglary in progress.

Deputies arrested Amos Weldon Hester, 51, of Hartselle after responding to a burglary in progress call on Simms Private Drive in the Neel Community.

They say they found Hester attempting to drive off with a truckload of items belonging to two victims in the area.

He was charged with two counts of third-degree burglary and booked in the Morgan County Jail.

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