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Police catch man in middle of burglary

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He apparently told police he was in the process of stealing a generator and hot water heater.


When officers arrived to a Sinajana home on Saturday for a reported burglary in progress, they found Patrick O'Mallan Jr.

O'Mallan reportedly told police he cut the wires to take the generator.
When police inspected the home, they found a nearby structure with a sliding door that was open and cut wires.

The generator is valued at $5,000 while the hot water heater, court documents state, is worth $800.

O'Mallan was arrested and charged with theft as a second degree felony.

It is noted O'Mallan is already court ordered to stay away from the victim because he previously used their car without permission.

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