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“Me and Jesus” Suspect Sought in Jackson Burglary

The Jackson Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with two burglary investigations which took place over the recent weekend.

On Saturday November 23, 2019 at 9:36 pm, officers responded to the Lucky 7 Seven Deli on Whitesville Road on the report of an alarm. Once on scene, officers discovered an unsecured door and evidence of a burglary. Security video from inside the store was reviewed and it showed a male suspect who had entered the store multiple times during the evening. Prior to the store closing, the male was observed walking into a walk in refrigerator inside the store and then coming out of the refrigerator after the store closed for the evening. Money and cigarettes were reported to have been stolen.

The suspect (pictured from security video) was identified as a black male wearing a blue shirt with “Me and Jesus” written on it and blue jeans. This incident took place from 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm. Anyone with information about this incident is asked contact police headquarters at 732-928-1111.

On Sunday November 24, 2019 officers responded to the Pineland Sporting Goods on West Veterans Highway on the report of an attempted burglary which had occurred between 2:00 am – 3:30 am on this date.

It was reported that an unknown suspect had used a propane torch in an attempt to open the padlock on the front door in an attempt to burglarize the store, disabling it in the process. No entry was made to the store and anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area is asked to contact police headquarters at 732-928-1111.

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