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Many burglaries may be solved with two arrests

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) -

A Ware County man, James Ervin Thomas, 31, was arrested on July 2, for stealing a lawn mower, which was later recovered.

Another suspect, Noel Matthew Barnes, Jr., 22 of Coffee County was linked to the theft.  Deputies found Barnes Wednesday and took him into custody.

Detectives have been able to link Thomas and Barnes to four additional burglaries and expect they will be linked to even more.

Thomas and Barnes are currently incarcerated in the Coffee County Jail.

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