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Police Arrest Suspect in Warehouse Burglary

The burglary occurred on Nov. 28 at a vacant warehouse on Cobb Industrial Drive in Marietta.

have secured arrest warrants for two people in a burglary that occurred at a vacant warehouse located on Cobb Industrial Drive on Nov. 28 at 1:30 p.m.

Police responded to the warehouse for a report of a possible burglary in progress. A witness stated they observed a white male walk from behind the warehouse and place possible copper wiring in the back of a Nissan truck. The vehicle had left the scene prior to the officers' arrival.

Evidence collected at the scene led to the identification of both suspects, 24-year-old Jay Douglas Trantham of Marietta and 24-year-old Louis Anthony Lopez of Marietta. Trantham was arrested on Dec. 2, and his vehicle, a red Nissan Pathfinder, was confiscated. 

At least two more counts of burglary are still pending against Trantham, who is being held without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

The Marietta Police Department's Copper Head Metal Task Force  is asking anyone with information on or the whereabouts of Louis Anthony Lopez to contact police at 770-794-5300 or Detective Henson at 770-794-5345. The Marietta Tip Line is 770-794-6990.


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