21st Century Technology Helps Nab Thief

Calhoun County Sheriff’s office investigators and deputies capture a man accused of burglarizing five local churches within 24-hours of the crime, using fingerprint technology. On the early morning hours of March 3, five northern rural Calhoun County churches were broken into. According to Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Matthew Wade, authorities were able to have a suspect matched to the print due to innovative fingerprint technology. Wade says 22-year-old Alex Williams of Wellington was arrested on 4 counts of 3rd Degree Burglary. Williams has a bond of $15,000 on each. According to Wade, Investigators were able to recover property taken in the burglaries to include a safe, laptops, desktop computers, projectors, TV, camcorder and other miscellaneous items.


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