Four Mississippi State University students were arrested after police said they broke into the Mal Moore Athletic Facility and stole memorabilia last week.
The University of Alabama declined to answer questions about the investigation Wednesday, including what was stolen and whether the items have been recovered.
According to court documents, the four young men were caught on surveillance video breaking into the complex at 1102 Coliseum Drive at 2:17 a.m. the morning of April 4. A UAPD officer wrote in charging documents that items stolen included “various items of memorabilia from within.”
UA Police obtained warrants to charge each suspect Friday. Documents indicate each was arrested on a felony third-degree burglary charge Monday and released the same day on $7,500 bond.
A UA spokesman declined to say how police were alerted to the burglary or provide any further details. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office would not release the suspects’ mugshots Wednesday.
The documents indicate that all four men are students at Mississippi State University.
The students arrested include Samuel Tanner Fittes, 21, of Columbus, Mississippi; John Thomas Badley, 20, of Laurel, Mississippi; Joel Harper Hudnall, 20, of Madison, Mississippi; and Joshua Jordan, 21, of Starkville, Mississippi.
The complex was unoccupied when the alleged burglary occurred.