Arrest made in connection to burglary at local pharmacy
According to the Calhoun Police Department, officers responded to a call in reference to a burglary at Calhoun Drug Co., located at 450 Red Bud Road NE in Calhoun, in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Aug. 18.
Around 2: 23 a. m., police arrived after responding to an alarm at the business and discovered the window missing from the pharmacy’s drivethru window. Officers then checked a door on the east side of the building and found it to be open.
Upon entering the building, officers discovered the drivethru cash register had extensive damage and had been broken into; all the cash inside the register had been taken and only loose change remained.
After viewing video surveillance, a warrant was served on Thursday, Aug. 30 for the arrest of Jawanza Maurice Mathis, 24, of 3760 Brookcrest Circle in Decatur on seconddegree felony burglary charges.
Mathis remained in custody at press time.