Adult and juvenile arrested on burglary charges

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – An adult and a juvenile have been arrested in connection to two burglaries in the Center Point area.

On Tuesday, deputies at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office responded to a report that a witness saw two men kick in the door to a neighbor's house. At the residence, the deputies found it burglarized and got a description of the suspects from the witness. The then began a search of the area.

Two men matching the given description were located moments after deputies began their search. A foot chase ensued, but the suspects were captured near the 100 block of 20th Avenue NE. During the chase, one of the suspects discarded a checkbook. The checkbook led deputies to another burglary in the 300 block of 20th Avenue NE.

20-year-old Kortdero Sillence and the unnamed juvenile were charged with burglary 3rd degree.

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