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Etowah County resident interrupts burglary, 52-year-old Gadsden man arrested

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Robin Gene Bishop, 52, of Gadsden, was arrested Wednesday, November 20, 2013 on theft and burglary charges. (Etowah County Sheriff's Office) Robin Gene Bishop, 52, of Gadsden, was arrested Wednesday, November 20, 2013 on theft and burglary charges. (Etowah County Sheriff's Office)

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. -- A Gadsden man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary Wednesday in Ridgeville, Sheriff Todd Entrekin said.

Robin Gene Bishop, 52, is charged with one felony count of first-degree theft of property and one felony count of third-degree burglary, according to Sgt. Jason Argo.

According to a release, the owner of a home on Main Street called authorities after spotting Bishop loading stolen items into a truck. Upon arriving, deputies took Bishop into custody and located more items taken from the house in a nearby wooded-area.

A second suspect in the burglary managed to elude capture.

Bishop was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center, where he is being held on bonds totaling $7,500.

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