DPD makes theft arrest Sunday

Published 2:09 pm Tuesday, July 9, 2013

After two separate incidents of theft on Sunday morning, the Demopolis Police Department arrested Robert Maurice Murdock, 42, of Gallion on charges of DUI, third-degree theft of property and third-degree burglary.



DPD responded to Family Dollar on Jackson Street early Sunday morning and found that a large amount of cigarettes had been stolen. Later in the morning, they responded to another call at the Pure gas station on Highway 43 in which a bottle of wine was stolen.

Murdock is currently being held in the Marengo County Detention Center.

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DPD Chief Tommie Reese said he was proud of the way his officers and investigators handled the cases.