MUSCLE SHOALS-The Muscle Shoals Police Department issued a statement concerning the arrest of a suspect in a string of car burglaries in and around the Center Point Subdivision:
“Car Burglary Arrest:
Between the dates of 03-16-2023 and 03-17-2023, MSPD received numerous reports of vehicle burglaries which had taken place in and around the Center Point Subdivision of Muscle Shoals. Multiple citizens provided home security footage of the incidents which appeared to depict the same individual committing the crimes. Efforts to identify the individual quickly began and were successful.
At approximately 2:45pm (03-17-23), Detectives located the individual outside of a business near the intersection of Avalon and Harding Avenues. Efforts to approach and detain the individual were then made by Detectives and nearby Officers. Upon being signaled to stop his vehicle, the individual fled. A brief pursuit began and ended approximately 5 minutes later near Southgate Mall. The individual was taken into custody without any further incident. It was discovered that the vehicle the individual was operating to flee officers had previously been reported as stolen to the Sheffield Police Department. The individual has been identified as Anthony Keith Hollins.
Hollins is currently being held in the MSPD jail and will be charged with the following:
3 Counts of Unlawful Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle, 2 Counts of Theft of Property 1st degree.
MSPD appreciates the quick assistance from the homeowners.
Outstanding work by the MSPD Detectives and Patrol Officers.”