Forrest County burglary lands one behind bars

Forrest County burglary lands one behind bars
Andre Walker

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A morning burglary in Forrest County has one person behind bars.

Andre Walker, 24, of Shubuta, was arrested by Forrest County Deputies during a traffic stop after a witness called to report a burglary.

According to Forrest County authorities, a witness called 911 to report a car parked in front of a home, which was not the homeowner, taking items from the home and loading them into the car at a residence on Archie Smith Road.

The witness gave a description of the vehicle, and authorities spotted the car a short time after and stopped it.

Walker was taken into custody without incident.

The stolen property was recovered and the investigation is still ongoing.

Walker is currently housed in the Forrest County Jail, where he is facing one count of residential burglary.