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Brookhaven police arrest mosque burglar

7:44 PM, Aug 21, 2013   |    comments
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BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- A man suspected of burglarizing a mosque three times has been arrested by Brookhaven police.

Babou Jobe, 48, has been charged with breaking into the Brookhaven Islamic Center, which located on Briarwood Road.

A flat-screen television, a computer and cash were the items stolen by Jobe, who is homeless. Each of the burglaries had been captured on the center's video surveillance cameras.

Authorities arrested Jobe after spotting a man who matched the description of the man seen on the surveillance footage walking on Briarwood Road.

Jobe is being held in the DeKalb County jail on three counts of burglary and one count of possession of tools to commit a crime.

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