Burglars surprised in Norton Shores home

A 19-year-old Grand Haven man and a 20-year-old West Olive man are lodged in the Muskegon County Jail pending arraignment on burglary and home invasion charges.
Becky Vargo
Dec 9, 2012



Norton Shores Police said they received a call at 4:52 p.m. on Friday when a resident reported he had just surprised two burglars in his East Farr Road home.

He was able to apprehend and detain one of the men. The second suspect fled the home on foot, but was later apprehended on Grand Haven Road by Officer Thomas Sabo, police said.

The suspects had stolen a watch and medical marijuana. They attempted to steal a safe, but abandoned it when surprised by the homeowner, police said.

Their names are not being released pending arraignment.


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