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Man arrested in string of Tuscaloosa business burglaries

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TUSCALOOSA, AL -

Tuscaloosa police arrested a man in connection with more than a dozen burglaries and a robbery of local businesses.

A patrol officer heard an alarm go off early Thursday morning at Waysider Restaurant.  When he pulled into the parking lot, he saw someone run from the business.

Police later arrested Michael Quincy Jones, 37, near 15th Street and Queen City Avenue.  They say Jones had pulled the power meter off the restaurant and cut its phone lines.

Jones was later charged with 17 separate burglaries and a robbery of different businesses.  The crimes stretched back to August of 2013.  Jones is in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $315,000 bond.

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