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Man pleads not guilty to Derma Post Office burglary

Jackie Yates | Photo: Calhoun County Jail

He was arrested in August by Calhoun County sheriff's deputies.

Posted: Nov 28, 2018 5:03 PM

A Calhoun County man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in connection with the burglary of the Derma Post Office.

Jackie Lamont Yates, 42, waived his arraignment hearing today.

Yates is accused of breaking into the postal facility on August 19.

He was later arrested by Calhoun County deputies in connection with the burglary and others in the county.

Yates was sentenced to three years in prison on burglary charges in September in Calhoun County Circuit Court.

He remains in custody pending trial on the federal charge.

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