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Homeowner Catches Burglary Suspect in the Act

A man was taken into custody by a homeowner at the Legacy Village subdivision in Benton.
23-year-old Kenneth Allison
23-year-old Kenneth Allison

BENTON, AR- A man is facing burglary charges after being taken into custody by the owner of the home he allegedly tried to enter.

Benton Police responded to a burglary in progress call at the Legacy Village Subdivision.

On the way to the call the officers were told the homeowner had caught the alleged burglar.

The officers arrived and took the captured man into custody.

The suspect has been identified by authorities as 23-year-old Kenneth Allison.

According to the victim, he heard a noise coming from his garage, then noticed a man crawling under the door.

The suspect then fled the home with the homeowner chasing him and catching him in another yard. 

The Benton County Police say Allison was found to be in possession of prescription narcotics without a prescription and stolen property at the time of his arrest.

Allison is charged with Residential Burglary, Possession of Controlled Substance without a Prescription, and Theft of Property. 

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