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Waynesboro man allegedly breaks into home, steals car

James Early Cooley Jr., 31 was arrested and charged with residential burglary and motor vehicle theft. James Early Cooley Jr., 31 was arrested and charged with residential burglary and motor vehicle theft.

 A Waynesboro man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home and stealing a vehicle.

According to the Waynesboro Police Department, James Early Cooley Jr., 31,  allegedly broke into a residence and stole the keys of one of the vehicles, and then stole a vehicle from the residence and fled the area.

Police said Cooley was spotted in the city of Meridian and taken into custody. 

Police said Cooley went before a judge and his bond was set at $30,000 each on the two felony charges. 

Authorities said Cooley is currently on parole with MDOC and his parole has been revoked due to the felony offenses. 

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