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UPDATE: Houston County burglary suspects identified
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UPDATE: Houston County burglary suspects identified

The Houston County Sheriff's Office identified the two people they believe are responsible for a string of burglaries.

Investigators arrested Jabrea Deanna Vason, 21, of Montezuma Thursday after a traffic stop on Macedonia Church Road in Pulaski County.

Eddie McTrail Allen, 32, of Americus, ran from the car on foot prompting a massive manhunt in the area of Macedonia Road and Hwy 26.

Vason was charged with six counts of burlary and Allen is wanted on the same charges, according to a Houston County Sheriff's Office news release.

Capt. John Holland says there have been 8 or 9 burglaries in the Perry area in the past six weeks.

Around 9:30 or 10 a.m. Thursday, a deputy spotted the silver Ford mustang associated with the burglaries.

The man and a woman were in car were identified as Allen and Vason.

After Allen ran, a helicopter went up to scan the woods. At one point in the day, there was a sighting of the man, but crews weren't able to find him on the ground.

Officials do believed Thursday that Allen was somewhere in the woods between Highway 26 and Highway 230 in Pulaski County.

It's unclear whether he is armed, but officials are considering him dangerous.

Check back with 13wmaz.com for updates on the case.


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