Pill thief caught kicking in doors in Anderson

Jan 12, 2016 4:29 PM by News Staff

A pill thief is in custody after he tried to kick in the door of a home in Anderson Tuesday morning.

Anderson Police were called to the 3200 block of Daisy Lane approximately 11:20 Tuesday where a neighbor reported a man trying to kick down the front door of the home next door.

The neighbor described the suspect as white male approximately 400 pounds repeatedly kicking the door to the home.

When officers arrived they found the suspect who was unsuccessful in entering the home. The suspect, Vernon Powell, 30, was taken in to custody.

The suspect admitted to already breaking into another residence and stealing prescription medications.

He was booked into Shasta County Jail on charges of burglary.


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