JDC Sheriff’s department solves a rash of burglaries
Jefferson Davis County investigators have solved a rash of burglaries
in Jefferson Davis County over the past two weeks.
On April 4, an ATV was stolen from the property of Donald Brignac on
Joe Girffith Road in Oakvale.
Two suspects were seen on surveillance video on the property on two
separate occasions. After observing the property, the suspects
returned with tools, tore down the gate and broke into the shed.
Corbin Meadows and Daniel Wilson were arrested and charged with
burglary after being identified from the video.
The ATV was found on East Granby Road and returned to Brignac.
Several days later, a new flatbed trailer was stolen from the Golden
Pine Raceway off Hwy. 13 North in Prentiss.
According to investigators, the trailer broke away from the suspect’s
truck and rolled into a yard on Golden Pine Road.
The homeowner knew nothing about the trailer or how it arrived in her
yard and had it removed three days later.
It was taken to Drones Lane where it was recovered by authorities.
No charges have been filed.
In the early morning hours of April 12, several chicken houses on
Santee Baptist Church Road were broken into and many items stolen.
Game camera video disclosed the perpetrators going into and leaving
The owner of the chicken houses, Daniel Broome, recovered several
tools at a pawn shop in Covington County.
As Jefferson Davis County Undersheriff T.C. Cooley entered the
Prentiss Pawn Shop later that same day, he discovered Tony Johnson
pawning more of the stolen tools owned by Broome.
Johnson was arrested and interviewed by officers and later led
authorities to his home where the remaining stolen items were
Also arrested was Johnson’s brother, Jessie Johnson. Both brothers
were charged with possession of stolen property.
If you have any information regarding these or other crimes in
Jefferson Davis County, please call the JDC Sheriff’s office at