Break and Enter/Possession of a Weapon

On 2023-09-14 at 1910 hrs, police received a report of a Break and Enter prior to an apartment located in the 300 block of 16th Street.  Upon police attending the location the individual reporting the complaint was found to have left prior to police arrival.  While police were in the area a second report was received at 2132 hrs from a homeowner residing in the 200 block of 16th Street regarding a break and enter in progress.  An unknown male suspect had entered the home through the unlocked front door and proceeded into the basement while armed with a kitchen knife.  Police were immediately on scene and arrested the individual without incident.  No injuries were sustained to any of the involved parties and the suspect was determined to be intoxicated and hallucinating from methamphetamine.  Furthermore, police determined the arrested individual to be the same person that had reported the break and enter prior to his residence in the 300 block of 16th.  A 39-year-old male was lodged at BPS and will appear before the court 2023-08-15 for the charges of Possession of a Weapon Dangerous and Break and Enter.