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July 28, 2006

Newton -- A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the burglary of the Newton Post Office, and a 31-year-old woman is charged with helping him cash stolen postal money orders.

Lorenzo Patton is charged with the burglary.  Newton Police and Baker County Sheriff's Investigators say Patton pried open the back door of the Post Office Thursday, and stole three money orders.

Patton tried to cash one at A. J.'s Food Mart on Newton Road.  Tammy Burns is charged with theft by receiving, after cashing another money order at a Pelham grocery store.

Investigators say two juveniles were involved in the burglary, but so far have not been charged.  Investigators say Patton could face federal charges. He and Burns are being held in the Baker County Jail. 

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