Lauderdale deputies are searching for a restaurant burglar

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PETERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A popular Lauderdale County restaurant was broken into this week. Sheriff’s deputies say the man did more than $3,000 worth of damage to the building.

052616 SACS 10pm PKGJust before midnight Tuesday night, investigators said a vehicle and the man inside spent several minutes casing Mama Jean’s Restaurant on Cloverdale Road. Investigators believe the vehicle the man was driving is a Buick sedan.

052616 SACS 10pm PKG2After approaching the business twice, he broke out the front door. Once inside he went for the cash register. Prying it open, the suspect managed to get some rolled change out of the drawer. Undeterred and hungry, the man then went to the kitchen.

There he grabbed a couple of hams from the fridge and headed out the door. Investigators said they would like to find this “ham-burglar” and put him behind bars as soon as possible.

Earl Bailey Jr 2The Colbert County Sheriff’s Department is looking for Earl Bailey Jr. Arrest warrants indicate he has failed to pay court ordered child support.

Jose Antonio Mills SrNow a Shoals Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted first.

Jose Antonio Mills Sr. has arrest warrants for unpaid child support in Colbert County.

Jose Antonio Mills JrLike father, like son, Jose Antonio Mills Jr. has arrest warrants as well. You guessed it, for unpaid child support.

If you recognize any of these people, don’t hesitate to call or text the Shoals Area Crime Stoppers tip line right now. Each caller is kept anonymous and eligible for cash rewards.

The tip line is now open at (256)386-8685. You can also text your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), in the message type tip1293 and your information.