Burglar Found Hiding in Attic ARRESTED


On 02-09-15, at approx 1530 hrs, WFPD Officers were dispatched to a residential burglar alarm in the 2000 blk of Irving Place.  When officers arrived, they located a broken window on the rear of the residence.  While checking the exterior, officers heard someone talking inside and saw someone look out a window.  The home owner was contacted and advised that no one was supposed to be there.  A perimeter was established surrounding the house. WFPD K-9 and SWAT arrived on scene, gathered information, and made entry.  While searching the house, 23 year old Kevin Scott Newell was found hiding in the attic.  Newell tried to run but was apprehended.  Newell was arrested for Burglary of a Habitation and Evading Arrest/Detention.  He is currently being held in the Wichita County Jail.

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