Hays Police Officers arrested a man who was attempting to break into a home. According to Assistant Chief of Police Brian Dawson the incident happened just before 4:00 am on Thursday, December 26.
Dawson says a resident in the 400 block of E. 20th Street heard a person trying to get in through the house’s back door. The suspect then kicked in the back window. The resident scared the subject away, who fled the scene on foot.
A short time later, officers arrested 32 year old Barry Tonroy on charges of Aggravated Burglary & Criminal Damage. Update: Officers have stated the suspect had left numerous tracks and his cell phone at the scene of the crime, which led to the arrest.