Baxter Springs duo caught in mid-afternoon burglary attempt

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. – Cherokee County Deputies catch two people in the middle of a burglary.

Monday afternoon, Deputies responded to suspicious activity at a vacant home north of Galena. The first deputy arrived and apprehended a suspect who was allegedly trying to cut the catalytic convertor from a vehicle.

The deputy started detaining another suspect still inside their car when a third suspect emerged from inside the home and ran into a wooded area.

The Sheriff’s Office deployed a K9 in the area. They say they know the identity of the third suspect, but say he has not bee found yet.

One of the suspects, 33-year-old, Lacey Powell, had outstanding warrants for her arrest.

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