Amory police name suspects in earlier Subway burglary

Jesse Gray (left) and Lorenzo Johnson | Source: Amory Police Department

Amory police identified two Alabama men as suspects in the burglary of a Subway restaurant in May.

Posted: Sep 26, 2019 5:41 PM

AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - Amory police identified two Alabama men as suspects in the burglary of a Subway restaurant in May.

The Amory restaurant was broken into on May 15.

A safe was taken from the Amory restaurant on Highway 278. Photo was taken on May 15.

Two people took a safe from the Subway restaurant in Nettleton. Photo from May 15.

The thieves managed to steal the business’ safe.

Police identified the suspects as Jesse Gray, 23, and Lorenzo Johnson, 22, both of Bessemer, Alabama.

Both men face criminal charges in other jurisdictions and states. Because of this, Amory police will have to wait before they can have the two men in court.

The Subway restaurant in Amory was not the only one that was burglarized the night of May 15.

Aberdeen’s store was hit at approximately 3 a.m.

Amory’s store was hit at approximately 3:30 a.m.

Nettleton’s store was broken into at approximately 4 a.m.

Gray and Johnson are suspected of hitting the three stores and stores in Holly Springs, Tupelo, Guntown and Baldwyn.

The law enforcement agencies shared information about the burglaries with surrounding states.

According to Amory police, it was discovered that a ring of four or more individuals living in the Birmingham, Alabama, area had been on a burglary spree in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee Alabama and Mississippi.

Amory police thanked Guntown police, police in Huntsville, Alabama, and surrounding agencies.

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