Burglary

Atmore man caught in act of burglarizing rural home
A 31-year-old Atmore man remained in the Escambia County Detention Center, under a $100,000 bond, this week after his November 29 arrest on burglary, theft and drug charges. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Joel Thomas Klinger of a 12th Avenue address was arrested on one count each of first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, second-degree theft, unlawful possession of a controlled…
Juvenile, 13, charged with residential burglary
A juvenile — reportedly a 13-year-old boy — was taken into custody December 5 by Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies who responded to a burglary call just outside the Poarch community. According to sheriff’s reports, deputies were sent to an address on Atmosphere Road after dispatchers relayed a report of a burglary in progress. The homeowner had returned home and had been told by his neighbor that someone had crawled…