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Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested

Police say he's responsible for a string of burglaries in Franklin County, including two at churches.

Stephen Tackett faces more than ten counts of burglary for those crimes.

Tackett was arrested after an undercover investigation. Police say he tried to sell hundreds of dollars worth of stolen property.

Police say Tackett stole items like computer and musical instruments from Bethel Lane Church and
Camp Pleasant Baptist Church, both in Franklin County.

He's also a suspect in the burglary of a home in the county.

Tackett faces four counts of 3rd degree Burglary and seven counts of 2nd degree burglary.

Police say they do have another suspect in mind, but at this time no other arrests have been made.


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