Homeowner Detains Suspect During Burglary

Posted at 3:21 PM, Jun 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-17 16:21:07-04

A man who was reportedly trying to burglarize a home was restrained by the homeowner until police arrived at the scene.

The crime happened at a home in the 2200 block of Princeton Road in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Authorities said they responded to a call of a burglary in progress.

Reports from the scene stated officers found 47-year-old James Mullen, of Hopksinville, detained by the homeowner.

Mullen was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary. He was also charged with possession of methamphetamine after reportedly dropping a baggie of meth during the altercation.

He was being held on a $250,000 bond.