GADSDEN, AL - Three people have been arrested in Etowah County in a string of burglaries dating back to November 1, 2013.
Authorities seized a large amount of stolen items such as jewelry, guitars, cameras, antique clocks, power tools, clothing, video game system, collectable coins, silverware, 14 guns and electronic devices. Some had been sold at pawn shops.
Michael Shayne Green, 43; Russell Carl Sharp, 48; and Amanda Cate Holland, 34 of Gadsden were arrested on Jan. 8 on a series of burglary and theft charges. The two men are also charged with one count of arson.
The three are accused of breaking into 20 homes in Attalla, Gadsden, Glencoe and Southside between November 1, 2013 and January 8, 2014.
Sheriff Todd Entrekin says a cell phone belonging to Green was left at one of the crime scenes. Sheriff’s Office investigators began surveillance at Green's residence on Bryan Street, Walnut Park. A search warrant was executed at the house. Investigators ssay they witnessed Sharp unloading stolen property from a vehicle and found Green and Holland inside.
The three suspects are being held in the Etowah County Detention Center. Green and Sharp each have bond set at $105,000 cash and $25,500 property. Holland's bond is set at $45,000 cash.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.