Man arrested for breaking into VFW

Man arrested for breaking into VFW
Jessie A Sanders (Source: Izard Co Sheriff's Office)

CALICO ROCK, AR (KAIT) - Izard County deputies arrested a man they say broke into the local VFW and damaged several items inside.

According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department Facebook page, deputies arrested Jessie A. Sanders for the burglary that happened Monday.

Deputies say Sanders broke into the Calico Rock VFW and damaged a back window, smashed the oven window, busted all the coffee pots inside, and stole the cash box.

There was a phone found at the window where entry was gained.

Another home was also broken into the next day with several tools and other items taken.

A search warrant was issued for the phone and it was found to belong to Sanders. He was interviewed about the break-ins.

Sanders was charged with two counts of commercial burglary, a Class C felony, criminal mischief first degree, a Class D felony, and two counts of theft of property, a Class A misdemeanor.

Sanders is in the Izard County Detention Center in lieu of a $20,000 bond.

The incident still under investigation

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