A man is behind bars after multiple robberies at local businesses, including several fast-food restaurants and an auto parts store.
On March 2, Memphis police responded to a burglary at Jr. Fish and Chicken, 3196 Austin Peay.
A suspect forced the drive-thru window open and took cash drawers containing over $400, police said.
The next day, a nearby Popeyes was burglarized in the same way.
A suspect forced open the drive-thru window and took a cash register.
On March 7, officers responded to a burglary at Little Caesars Pizza, 3287 Austin Peay.
According to an affidavit, the suspect entered through the drive-thru window and took $100 in cash from the register.
The affidavit said that video surveillance showed the same man from other area burglaries.
A vehicle used in the robbery, a grey Volvo S60, was also captured on video.
Officers responded to a shoplifting call at Advance Auto Parts at 3585 Elvis Presley Blvd two days later.
A car battery valued at $220 was stolen.
Cell phone pictures taken by staff of the suspect’s vehicle showed a grey Volvo S60, records show.
A week later, four businesses were robbed: Popeyes, 1430 Brooks Rd.; Millbranch Fish, 3639 Millbranch Rd.; Tobacco Plus, 4632 Millbranch Rd.; and Wendy’s at 3990 S. Third St.
According to the affidavit, video evidence showed the same man committing the burglaries on the same night and using a grey Volvo S60.
Nothing was stolen from the Popeyes restaurant, but a large amount of damage to the countertop over the safe and the safe itself was reported, police said.
The estimated cost of repairs is reportedly $10,000.
At Millbranch Fish, the suspect broke in through a front door and tried to take the register but was unsuccessful.
At Tobacco Plus, the back door was kicked in, and the suspect took 15 cartons of cigarettes and $400 in cash, police said.
The suspect reportedly tried to steal the safe from Wendy’s but was unsuccessful.
Instead, police said he stole $500 worth of food.
Police responded to two burglaries on March 17 at a local Subway and a business in the 1100 block of Winchester Road.
Video surveillance showed the same suspect and vehicle as the other previous burglaries, police said.
According to the affidavit, a safe and cash in the amount of $2,616 were stolen from Subway.
Assorted phone charges/cases, a cash register, cologne, and drinks were stolen from the other business in the amount of $980.
Police located the grey Volvo at 76 E. Rollins on March 22 and arrested the suspect, identified as Orlando Mcadory.
Mcadory initially admitted to breaking into the fast-food restaurants for food and cash registers but later recanted his statement about taking cash registers from the businesses, the affidavit said.
He also admitted to shoplifting a battery from the auto parts store, police said.
He’s charged with nine counts of Burglary-Building, eight counts of Theft of Property, and Vandalism, records show.
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