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Princeton man arrested for burglary by Indiana State Police

Saturday night at approximately 11:15, Indiana State Police and Gibson County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence located at 399 West CR 350 South near Princeton after the property owner observed someone inside his residence. Troopers were also informed that the property owner was not currently at the residence, but was remotely watching his home security monitoring system when he observed the person inside his property.

Troopers arrived and checked the exterior of the residence, but all doors and windows were secure and there were no signs of forced entry. The property owner gave officers permission to forcibly enter his residence. Officers gained entry and during a search of the residence they found Charles Noble Douglas, 31, of Princeton, hiding under insulation in the attic. When troopers searched Douglas they found collectible coins in his pockets. Further investigation revealed the coins belonged to the property owner. Douglas was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

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  • Charles Noble, Douglas, 31, 303 West CR350 South, Princeton, IN

1.Burglary, Class 4 Felony
2.Resisting Law Enforcement, Class A Misdemeanor
3.Residential Entry, Class 6 Felony
4.Theft, Class A Misdemeanor

Arresting Officer: Trooper Ross Rafferty, Indiana State Police
Assisting Officer: Trooper Alexander Welsh, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Gibson County Sheriff’s Department