An 18-year-old Coffeyville man was arrested early Thursday, July 18 for vehicle burglary.
Police chief Anthony Celeste said Michael Lee McGinnis of Coffeyville was arrested after he was discovered stealing a vehicle in the 100 block of West Third around 12:30 a.m., Thursday. When officers arrived, McGinnis fled on foot. Officers pursued McGinnis and captured the suspect.
Besides facing a charge of vehicle burglary, McGinnis also will face charges of resisting arrest, criminal damage to property and attempted theft.
Celeste said this crime was discovered and reported by attentive members of the community who were looking out for their neighbors. The Coffeyville Police Department appreciates the community support and asks that anyone who may have further information about this crime contact the Police Department at 620-252-6160. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may provide information to the Crime Tip Hotline at 620-252-6133.