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Police: Hazlehurst man broke into mother’s home

A Hazlehurst man who broke into his mother’s home recently was also charged in a break-in at a local pawn shop.

Detective Penny Banks with the Brookhaven Police Department said Ontario Allison, 20, 1067 Dogtown Road, was arrested on charges of breaking and entering the home on North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Thursday.

Allison’s mother was home at the time and called police.

“She knew it was him,” Banks said. “They’d had an altercation.”

Allison was still at the residence when police arrived.

He was also charged in a prior breaking and entering of Gold Nugget Pawn Shop on Old Hwy. 51 NE.

That break-in occurred Dec. 1.

Police also responded to a break-in at T. H. Perkins Furniture Co. on Brookway Boulevard. Owners Thursday discovered a rear door had been pried open.

“It doesn’t look like anything was taken,” she said.

Anyone with information about either crime is asked to call Brookhaven Police Department at 601-833-2424 or CrimeStoppers at 601-823-0150. Tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.     

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