A Walker County man is behind bars facing eight counts of burglary.
24 year-old Christopher Dale Whited was arrested Thursday afternoon.
Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said Whited would kick in the doors of homes around the Lafayette area and then steal jewelry. He would then sell the jewelry to gold buyers in the North Georgia and Chattanooga area.
This criminal activity began on August 29, 2013 and ended on September 19, 2013.