LAPORTE, Ind. (AP)
-- Authorities say a 26-year-old man charged in a northwestern Indiana
burglary that was thwarted by a homeowner may be linked to roughly 100
thefts and burglaries in the area.
Indiana) Times reports Charles Appleberry is charged with burglary and
unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. He’s being held at the LaPorte
County Jail on a $50,000 bond pending an Oct. 20 hearing. Court records
don’t list a lawyer for him.
Capt. Michael Kellams says Appleberry is believed to be connected to about
100 thefts and burglaries over the past six months in LaPorte County.
The homeowner near
Westville spotted a man breaking into his pole barn early Friday, confronted
him and took a handgun from him. Authorities say Appleberry fled, but was