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Florence man charged in downtown burglary

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Cooper was one of three persons of interest in the case. (Source: LCDC) Cooper was one of three persons of interest in the case. (Source: LCDC)
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Florence police arrested a man in connection with a burglary.

Matthew Wesley Cooper is accused of entering a downtown Florence apartment on July 31 while the resident was sleeping inside.

Cooper is one of three men who were seen on surveillance video and were thought to be involved in the incident. Further investigation determined the other two men were not involved.

Cooper turned himself into police Tuesday afternoon and was charged with second-degree burglary and third-degree theft.

He is currently being held in the Lauderdale County Detention Center.

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