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Home video surveillance lead to Baxter Co. burglary arrest

Jeffery Wayne Maller (Source:Baxter County Sheriff's Office) Jeffery Wayne Maller (Source:Baxter County Sheriff's Office)
Tyler Ray Bell (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office) Tyler Ray Bell (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – While away onvacation, a Mountain Home man catches two men on camera robbing his home.

On Dec. 27, police said the homeowner receivedan alert from his security system. Remote access to the security camerasallowed him to discover two men inside his residence located on Westridge Road.

The homeowner called the Baxter CountySheriff's Office. Officers reached the home around 5:14 a.m. and the suspectsfled the scene.

The homeowner was able to supply the police withthe video footage.  

On Friday, the suspects, Tyler Ray Bell, 28, andJeffery Wayne Maller, 32, both of Mountain Home were located and taken intocustody.

According to police, Bell and Maller admittedto breaking into the residence. The pair took a drill and once they noticed thesecurity cameras, they quickly left.

Bell and Maller are in custody at the Baxter County Detention Center and have been charged with residential burglary and theft ofproperty. 

Bond has been set at $15,000 for each. Bothare scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 16.

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