Man accused of breaking into vehicles at Mercedes plant in Vance

Ja’Leon De’Shawn Patterson is charged with 11 counts of Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a...
Ja’Leon De’Shawn Patterson is charged with 11 counts of Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. He was not an employee with Mercedes.(Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Dept.)
Published: Jan. 4, 2023 at 1:49 PM CST
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VANCE, Ala. (WBRC) - The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man accused of breaking into vehicles at the Mercedes plant in Vance.

The break-ins happened on December 12 and December 20 of this year. Authorities were able to identify the suspect’s vehicle and he was arrested January 3 when his car was spotted in the plant’s parking lot.

Ja’Leon De’Shawn Patterson is charged with 11 counts of Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle. He was not an employee with Mercedes.

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