Suspect arrested and charged with 19 counts burglary in Tuscaloosa

Investigators with the TuscaloosaPolice Department have arrested Jodi Pardenand charged her with 19 counts of Burglary 3rd Degree.

Investigators have been workingon multiple burglary cases since September of 2012 in the 2300 Block ofVeteran's Memorial Pkwy. {}In all of thecases there were no signs of forced entry.

On Saturday January 19th,investigators made contact with the suspect, who is a property manager for thecondominiums, and transported her to the Tuscaloosa Police Department forquestioning. After questioning, Parden was charged with eight counts ofBurglary 3rd Degree.{} Afterfurther investigation she was charged with an additional 11 counts of Burglary3rd Degree.

Parden was placed in the TuscaloosaCounty Jail on a $190,000.00 Bond.

Additional charges are pending.