PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Three men find themselves behind bars and will face burglary charges in Union County.
The Prentiss County Sheriff's Department and the Union County Sheriff's Department have been working together to solve several recent burglaries in Union County.
They are accused of burglarizing an abandoned car lot in the Alpine community.
"On several different occasions, going in and stealing items like tools, a title to another car. They stole one car and various different things that were inside the shop," stated Union County Sheriff Jimmy Edwards.
Some stolen property have been recovered.
The investigation ultimately led to the arrests of William Michael Chaffin, 46, of Guntown; John Ross Lindley, 36, of Booneville; and Matthew Wayne Latch, 48, of Booneville.
The trio were arrested in Prentiss County. They are charged with the burglary of a commercial building in Union County.
Latch faces misdemeanor charges in Booneville.
Chaffin is facing felony drug charges in Prentiss County.
Lindley is being held in the Prentiss County jail on the charge of failing to pay child support.
Each will eventually be transferred to the Union County jail.
Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar stated this case is a prime example of law enforcement agencies working together to solve cases that cross over jurisdictional boundaries.