CrimeTracker 15: Man Arrested For Madison Burglary

Posted Friday, May 25, 2012 --- 10:35 a.m.

From the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type:
Residential Burglary

Incident Date:
05/24/2012 - 8:27 PM

600 block Howard Place

Alonzo T. Washington, age 43, no permanent address
Mr. Washington was arrested for Burglary - Party To A Crime, and Receiving Stolen Property.

Male, age 22, Madison
Male age 22, Madison

Madison Police were on scene quickly after a burglary in progress call came in Thursday night.

Minutes earlier, a couple of Howard Place roommates had returned home to find a screen cut. The discovered a $2,300 lap top computer and a flat panel TV were missing. One victim spotted a suspect outside, with the TV, and near a getaway van. The victim began yelling for police to be summoned.

The suspect was taken into custody at gunpoint.

The TV and the computer, which was inside the suspect’s backpack, were both recovered.

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