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Intruder Arrested In Salina Home

KSAL Staff - August 5, 2015 10:56 am

A man was arrested Tuesday after a Salina woman discovered him inside her home.

Police say that 52-year-old Luella Garret arrived home at 719 N. 7th Street at 3:09 in the afternoon to find a stranger sitting on the couch. The man refused to leave, and she called police.

Police arrived, and arrested the man. He was identified as 30-year-old Maurice Scott.

Police believe that Scott got into the house through an unsecured window.

He is alleged to have emptied two boxes of cereal and taken a brillo pad inside the house. He also emptied a fish tank, and in the process killed two Beta fish that were in it. Scott also allegedly kicked open a locked door on a bedroom.

Scott was booked into jail on multiple charges that could include aggravated burglary, criminal damage to property, and cruelty to animals.

Maurice Scott

Maurice Scott



Doug Clemens

August 6, 2015 at 9:08 am

Hey Maurice 100% at the restaurant this morning said had you broke into their houses you would be a dead man. You evidently picked the right house this time.

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