Burglary & Theft

An Etowah County woman awakes to find a burglar on the floor of her bedroom after she steps on him. According to Attalla Police Department Chief Investigator Doug Jordan, in the early morning hours on last Thursday, Benjamin Cameron dropped to the floor after his victim was stirred from her sleep. Cameron was charged with third-degree burglary and two counts of second-degree theft last Thursday for stealing jewelry, a camera, a cellphone and prescription medication from the victim’s home. Jordan says Cameron also faces three counts of possession of a controlled substance. Authorities found 17 grams of methamphetamines inside Cameron’s home. The Drug Enforcement Unit is investigating. Cameron is being held for Marshall County authorities and he has no bond set.


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