Property recovered, arrest made after burglary in Baxter Springs

A Columbus man is in custody following the weekend burglary of a rural Baxter Springs home.

Around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Deputies were notified of a burglary where multiple miscellaneous household items were reported stolen.

A description of the suspect’s vehicle was given and quickly located in Columbus.

During the course of the investigation, the deputy recovered the stolen property and placed a man under arrest.  The suspect is being held in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of Burglary, Theft and Criminal Trespass.

Per our station policy, the suspect’s name is being withheld until charges are pressed.

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