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Lauderdale County deputies continue search for burglar

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FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) - In late May, a burglar broke into a popular eatery, stealing cash and food. The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help in identifying this thief.

052616 SACS 10pm PKGJust before midnight May 24th, investigators say this vehicle and the man inside spent several minutes casing Mama Jean`s Restaurant on Cloverdale Road.

Investigators believe the vehicle the man is 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.

The man then went to the kitchen. There he grabbed a couple of hams from the fridge and headed out the door.

Russellville police have named three women to their most wanted list.

Erica Christine BakerErica Christine Baker is wanted on grand jury indictments for financial exploitation of an elderly person, forgery and theft of property.

Misty Michelle GardnerMisty Michelle Gardner is wanted on an indictment of possession of a controlled substance.

Precious Michelle WhitePrecious Michelle White has an arrest warrant for possession of a forged instrument.

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.