"At most of these burglary locations, vehicles parked on the property were also broken into," she said. "The suspect targeted businesses and vehicles parked at businesses along Winder Highway near the railroad tracks."
When investigators looked at surveillance images from some of the burglarized locations, they realized Jones was the suspect.
"Jones was eventually arrested by the officers assigned to the East Precinct CRT and the K9 Unit. He has been cooperative with the investigation thus far," Pihera said.
Jones faces the following charges in the crimes spree:
- Burglary - four counts
- Criminal Attempt - Burglary - one count
- Theft by Taking - two counts
- Entering Auto - 19 counts
- Criminal Attempt - Entering Auto - one count
- Possession of Tools During Crime - one count
- Motor Vehicle Theft - one count
Among the locations that were victimized during the crime spree - Dacula Small Engine Repair, Gentility Personal Care Home, All Service Pests, Dairy Queen, Zaxby's, Dacula Pool Supply, Fast Trip, Erick's Body Shop and Global Auto Gallery. According to information from Gwinnett investigators, some businesses were victimized more than once.