Deputies arrest a man in connection with a Boone County burglary
BOONE COUNTY - Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a Columbia man Wednesday in connection with a burglary earlier that morning in Boone County.
Boone County Sheriff's Department said a resident arrived home and found a vehicle parked in front of his home. Deputies said the resident heard noises coming from his house and reported seeing a person running away from his home.
The Boone County Sheriff's deputies searched near Jasmine Way with the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol where a helicopter circled overhead. At least one K-9 Unit was also on scene. A detective in the area saw a suspect matching the description about a block away from the home.
At about 11:00 a.m., a witness said he saw deputies take a man into custody. Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested Chandler Bratton, 51, for charges of burglary and property damage.
A woman who said she lives on Jasmine Way told KOMU 8 News there was a heavy police presence on her street and law enforcement officers told her to stay inside and lock her doors.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol was also briefly on scene.