On February 10, 2019, the Enterprise Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 Block of Bleeker Street on a burglary call. The residence is currently under construction and some time during the afternoon hours of February 10, 2019, two suspects cut copper wire from the residence. EPD Detectives with the assistance from the home owner were able to identify the suspects in this burglary.
On February 14, 2019, EPD Detectives obtained and served arrest warrants on Jarett Patterson Ballard, age 33, of Daleville, AL and Matthew Everett Gilley, age 31, of Enterprise, AL for Burglary 3rd. EPD Detectives also charged Matthew Everett Gilley with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Ballard and Gilley were transported to the Coffee County Jail after arrest. Additional burglary charges may be pending. The Enterprise Police Department would like to thank the Level Plains Police Department for their assistance in this investigation.
Chief Jones would like to encourage Enterprise residents to report suspicious persons or suspicious activity in new construction neighborhoods. Enterprise residents can call (334) 347-2222 to report non-emergency suspicious circumstances or call 911 for emergencies.