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Burglary Suspect Located and Arrested, Property Recovered



Joshua Baxter

A Columbus man is in custody following the weekend burglary of a rural Baxter Springs home. 

Around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night, Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies were notified of the burglary, where multiple miscellaneous household items were reported stolen.  A description of the suspect's vehicle was given and quickly located in Columbus.

During the course of the investigation, the deputy recovered the stolen property and placed 27 year-old Joshua Baxter under arrest.  Baxter is being held in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of Burglary, Theft and Criminal Trespass.


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