Sumrall woman arrested for Hattiesburg burglary

HATIESBURG, MS (WDAM)- A 43-year-old Sumrall woman is in jail charged with one count of house burglary, but authorities say more charges may be forthcoming.

Police say Paula James was arrested Friday in the 600 block of Longwood Court in Hattiesburg. Authorities say the woman was apprehended in the process of breaking into a home.

Authorities are also checking to see if James could be connected to a number of other home burglaries that have occurred in recent weeks in the same general vicinity.

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