Alleged Burglar Caught in the Act

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LARKSVILLE — A man is in custody after a resident allegedly caught him stealing from his home.

Police said Jesse Rowles was stealing from a home on Pace Street in Larksville. The resident came home and found Rowles there and called police. Police went to the home, and they said Rowles took off on foot. Officers told us they chased Rowles, and one officer fell and got hurt, but is expected to be ok.

Police said Rowles was found and arrested a few hours later in Edwardsville.