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Wetumpka Police Identify Suspect in Breaking/Entering of Vehicle Investigation as Dewayne Allen Barnes; Reward Offered




Wetumpka, Alabama

Case: WPD20-0610A

Wetumpka Police Department


From Central Alabama CrimeStoppers

The Wetumpka Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that a person has been identified in an ongoing Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Vehicle investigation that occurred on May 8, 2020. The suspect is still at large.

According to Investigators, the pictured suspect was identified as Dewayne Allen Barnes.  Barnes is described as a white male, 5’11” height, weighing approximately 220lbs (D.O.B. 09/29/1984).

Dewayne Allen Barnes was identified shortly after CrimeStoppers released a photo of an unidentified suspect wanted for unlawfully entering a vehicle and stealing several items including a firearm and credit cards in Wetumpka, Alabama. Barnes reportedly used the credit card at several businesses in Wetumpka, Central, Kellyton, and Alexander City.

The vehicle he was last seen driving, a white older model Cadillac SUV with a sunroof, was impounded after law enforcement found it abandoned by Barnes.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Dewayne Allen Barnes, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.

You may also use CrimeStoppers toll free number at 1-833-AL1-STOP.

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