Centralia Man Leads Police On Foot Chase Following Foiled Burglary
Jeremiah Bobbett of Mitchell Street was charged in Marion County Court Monday for alleged attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools and resisting a peace officer. Bond was set at $25,000 and the public defender appointed.
Police say an alert resident noticed Bobbett trying to gain entry to the office of Dr. Jess Mikesell on Jonas Street. While a window was broken out, no entry was gained to the office. Bobbett had gotten into a vehicle by the time police arrived. He allegedly stopped the vehicle at Saddler and Franklin and ran on foot. A chase through yards in the neighborhood ended a few blocks later when Bobbett fell and was taken into custody.
Police say Bobbett had a large number of burglary tools with him, including a hammer, pry bar, screw drivers and bolt cutters.
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