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Police catch 2 during Miami Co. burglary

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Two men are in jail after being caught by police in the process of a home burglary in Bennett’s Switch, Indiana.

Posted: Nov 27, 2017 3:17 PM

MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Two men are in jail after being caught by police in the process of a home burglary in Bennett’s Switch, Indiana.

Police say early Monday morning Miami County Sheriff’s Department responded to a tripped alarm at a residence at the 2000 block of West North Street in Bennett’s Switch.

Deputies found evidence of a break-in and called for assistance. Upon entering the home, officers found 18-year-old Allen Ray Roberts Jr. and 19-year-old Robert J. Johnson who appeared to be in the middle of a burglary.

They were also found with what was believed to be methamphetamine as well as ammunition for firearms that police found hidden in the woods nearby. It was discovered that the firearms had been taken from the property.

The two were taken to Miami County Jail on preliminary charges of burglary, possession of methamphetamine over 28 grams and carrying a handgun without a license.

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