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Police: Man asks to use neighbor's phone, later steals from their home

Demetric Denton (Source: Jackson County Detention Center) Demetric Denton (Source: Jackson County Detention Center)

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – A Newport man was arrested on a warrant afterhe burglarized a home in April.

According to the Newport Police Department, Demetric Denton, 33,asked his neighbors to use their phone back in April.

Police responded to the home on April 5 in reference to a burglarycall. When they arrived the owners told police two gaming consoles and severalgames were stolen.

Newport police were able to collect fingerprints after the owner'snoticed their television had been moved from a stand and placed on their floor.

The fingerprints were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab and itwas confirmed Denton had stolen the items.

A felony warrant was issued for Denton and he was arrested byofficers from the Arkansas Department of Community Correction on Thursday.

Denton is in Jackson County Detention Center and is expected to bein court August 30.

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