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Authorities in Georgia have arrested a man in connection with burglaries at multiple pharmacies.

Joshua Tyler Jay, 32, of Metter, GA, was arrested by the GBI on Monday in connection with a burglary that occurred at Wheeler County Drug Company in Glenwood, Wheeler County, GA. The GBI was requested to assist with this investigation on Monday, November 5, 2018.

Information developed during this investigation linked Joshua Jay with multiple other incidents involving pharmacies in Vidalia, Hazlehurst, Douglas, and Statesboro, GA. At this time, Jay is charged with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft by Taking, Possession of Tools for the Commission of a Crime, and Criminal Trespass.

Jay is currently being held at the Toombs County Jail.

Anyone with information involving this case should contact the GBI at 478-374-6988.

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Jeremy Spencer
Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.


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