Police say DNA links man to 2014 burglary of Jackson home


JACKSON, Tenn. — Jackson police have a man in custody who is charged with breaking into a home in October 2014.

Aggravated burglary, theft over $1,000

David Heffernan

David Heffernan is now charged with aggravated burglary and felony theft.

Investigators say DNA gathered from blood at the scene linked him to the crime at the west Jackson home.

Court papers say Heffernan took nearly $5,000 worth of jewelry and did more than $1,000 in damage to the home.

Heffernan is being held in lieu of a $50,000 bond.

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