Police nab burglary suspect

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 9, 2007

LINDEN &8212; An ongoing burglary case in Linden is nearing an end, Interim Police Chief Scott McClure said Tuesday.

Devaun &8220;Quan&8221; Tucker, 29, of Linden, is in custody for five counts of burglary in the third degree, McClure said. Tucker is believed to have entered a residence on five separate occasions from Oct. 14 to Nov. 3 and stolen numerous weapons.

McClure, along with Officer Tony Gary of the Linden Police Department and Marengo County Sheriff&8217;s deputies James Smith and Randy Sanders, confiscated eight long guns and one pistol from Tucker&8217;s residence in Linden.

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After speaking with the owner, McClure said they believe they have recovered all of the stolen weapons.

The investigation was done in conjunction with the sheriff&8217;s department, which was working on a similar burglary case. Tucker is believed to be a suspect in the burglary case, which is in the county&8217;s jurisdiction. The investigation is ongoing.