Suspect in Vernon Home Invasion Arrested

Police arrested a man accused of breaking into a home early Sunday morning by crawling through a bedroom window.

Vernon police responded to the home at 31 Center Street just before 3a.m., after a woman called 911.

The victim gave police a description of the man and told them which direction he ran and.

A officer spotted Sam Luurtsema, 18, near the home and chased him down.

He was charged with criminal trespassing, burglary, interfering with an officer and disorderly conduct.

He is held on a $150,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Rockville Court on November 25.

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