MAN ARRESTED TWICE IN THE SPAN OF SEVERAL DAYS FOR BREAKING AND ENTERING, OTHER CRIMES

Reporting by WVUA 23’s Chelsea Barton.

Less than 24 hours after posting bond to get out of jail, Labarry Derrell Prewitt was arrested again Thursday on charges of unlawful breaking and entering, possession of a controlled substance and promoting prison contraband.

Tuscaloosa Police believe Prewitt and Christopher Young Jr., both 21, are the two men seen in several home surveillance videos armed with weapons, stealing belongings from people’s cars during early morning hours.

Prewitt was originally arrested on Tuesday as a suspect in over 70 vehicle break-ins in the Tuscaloosa area over the past two months. He was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $90 thousand in bonds.

Court records show that Tuscaloosa County District Court Judge Joanne Jannik consolidated the bonds to $5,000 during a court appearance on Wednesday. Barton reports that Prewitt posted that bond and walked free Wednesday night, only to be arrested again the next day.

As of Thursday night, Prewitt remained in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $55,000 in bonds.

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