Man arrested after allegedly trespassing into apartment: Mobile Police

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A man was arrested after he allegedly trespassed into a vacant apartment and was found with merchandise related to retail burglary, according to the Mobile Police Department.

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Officers with the Mobile Police Department responded to the 1900 block of Brill Road at around 10:45 a.m. on April 18 after receiving reports of someone trespassing into a vacant apartment.


When officers arrived, they detained the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Demarco Markell Rayford of Mobile, and found merchandise on him that was tied to a recent retail burglary, an MPD news release said.

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According to the release, Rayford attempted to escape while being interviewed by officers.

Rayford was arrested and taken to Metro Jail on charges of second-degree escape, third-degree burglary and third-degree criminal mischief.

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