BLUFORD – Jefferson County authorities arrested a 30-year-old Edgewood man on multiple charges following a string of incidents last week.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to a report of a theft in progress at the Bluford Dollar General Store. Dollar Store employees reportedly had detained the alleged offender who was identified as Dillon S. Beccue of Edgewood.
The initial investigation determined Beccue had stolen an item from a vehicle in the parking lot, battered employees while trying to escape detainment, and was also in possession of a controlled substance.
Beccue was arrested by on scene sheriff’s deputies who transported him to the Jefferson County Jail.
He was formally charged in Jefferson County Court with Class 3 felony burglary, Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance and four counts misdemeanor battery.