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Trussville man, 24, attempts 'Harry Houdini' escape after being arrested on burglary charges

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Shown right is Jesse Alan Carroll, 24, of Trussville, who failed to escape from Jefferson County sheriff's deputies Monday night and remains behind bars, charged with burglary. Shown right is Jesse Alan Carroll, 24, of Trussville, who failed to escape from Jefferson County sheriff's deputies Monday night and remains behind bars, charged with burglary.
JEFFERSON COUNTY - AL -

A Trussville man, who apparently thought he was capable of performing a great escape similar to Harry Houdini, remains behind bars after being arrested on burglary charges, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office announced.

Jesse Alan Carroll, 24, was arrested Monday around 4 p.m. in connection with a burglary at a home on Hampstead Drive in Grayson Valley. Deputies were called to the location by a neighbor who witnessed the suspect breaking into the house and a frightened little girl running away from the home at the same time. The neighbor also reported seeing Carroll carrying two stolen laptops from the home to a nearby residence, where he was later found and taken into custody.

The girl was unharmed in the incident after neighbors cared for her while deputies investigated.

While being questioned about the burglary at the sheriff's office Center Point substation, Carroll allegedly attempted to escape his handcuffs with a paper clip. His attempt failed and he was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree theft of property and third-degree escape.

Carroll is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on bonds totaling $42,000.

 

 

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