News and Tribune

Police & Fire News

January 7, 2014

Police: Burglar targets New Albany home four times

Teen found in residence by police

NEW ALBANY — A New Albany teenager was arrested after police found him in a vacant home Friday afternoon.

New Albany police reported Jesse Keith Stockton, 18, MacArthur Drive, had broken into a Beechwood Avenue home where he was found inside.

Stockton told police he had recently entered the home on three previous occasions, and each time he’d taken items from the property.

Officers had responded to the home on a call of a “suspicious male ... walking around the residence.”

Once at the home, police found a busted window at the rear of residence.

After climbing over a padlocked fence, officers approached the broken window and located a stool in front of the window.

At that time, police heard noise coming from inside the home.

Officers entered the home and located Stockton, who matched the physical description provided previously by dispatch.

Stockton told the officers that the first time he had entered the home, he had gone through a window that had already been broken. He said on that occasion, he had unlocked a rear door, which he entered through the remaining times.

He told police he was looking for items that he could use for scrap, according to the police report.

Since his arrest, Stockton has been charged with class C felony burglary in Floyd County Circuit Court and placed under a $10,000 court-cash bond.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Police & Fire News
LOCAL MAGAZINES
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.

SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
2013 Photos of the year


Take a look at our most memorable photos from 2013.