Jasper County burglary suspect arrested

Rodzale Gates/Photo credit: JCSD
Rodzale Gates/Photo credit: JCSD

JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jasper County man is behind bars after he was arrested for a burglary in the Oak Bowery Community.

According to the Jasper County Sheriff's Department, deputies received a call about a burglary on Tuesday and arrested Rodzale Gates for the crime.

Deputies received information about suspicious vehicle that was seen in the area just minutes before the burglary.

The Heidelberg Police Department, along with the Jasper County Sheriff's Department, saw a vehicle matching the description pull into a convenience store.

Officers made contact with the people in the vehicle and arrested and charged Gates with burglary.

On Thursday, investigators received information that Gates was also responsible for a burglary that happened on Aug. 20.

He was charged for both burglaries, and Judge Sullivan Dukes set his bond at $10,000.