Suspect in string of burglaries arrested after Beloit Police catch him in the act

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BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — Beloit Police Department announced on Tuesday the arrest of 27-year-old Jared R. Russell in a string of recent burglaries in Winnebago County, Illinois, and Rock County, Wisconsin.

According to authorities, officers were patrolling the 500 block of Public Avenue due to break-ins at an apartment building. Police say that Russell was spotted going into the building around 9:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Police later found him with stolen property hiding on the roof.

Russell was arrested for Burglary, Felony Bail Jumping, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

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