Burglary suspect arrested after falling through ceiling twice - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Burglary suspect arrested after falling through ceiling twice

Luther Street / Courtesy of Shelby County Sheriff's Office Luther Street / Courtesy of Shelby County Sheriff's Office

(WMC-TV) – A man is under arrest after police say he broke into a home and fell through the ceiling twice.

A witness called police Sunday after seeing a man knock on a door, peek through the windows, and later kick in the back door at a home on Masterson Street in south Memphis.

When officers arrived, they found a hole in the kitchen ceiling, which looked like someone had fallen through from the attic.

While investigating, they heard a noise in the attic. Shortly afterward, they watched as Luther Street fell through the bedroom ceiling.

With the help of a K9 unit, Street was arrested and is charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism.

The estimated cost of damages to the home from the suspect falling through the ceiling is $2,500.

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