NEIGHBOR CATCHES SUSPECT Burglary Suspect Nabbed By Victim's Neighbor
Reported by: Dave Benton
Videographer: Jeremy Bias
Web Producer: Dave Benton
Reported: Feb. 26, 2012 9:28 PM EST
Updated: Feb. 27, 2012 12:42 PM EST
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, Cabell County
, West Virginia
A neighbor helps nab a burglar in Huntington's Fairfield East area Saturday evening. Police say James Keeney was arrested after he was caught burglarizing a home in the 2400 block of 9th Avenue.
It happened when Robertao Saunders found out his neighbor's home had been broken into, he helped her check out all the rooms in her house. Then, they found a suspect in the back room holding a computer. Saunders then chased the man and tackled him to the ground and held him until police came.
Police say the suspect was Keeney and is also a suspect in other burlaries in the area. Keeney is charged with four counts of burglary and one count of assault during the commission of a felony. He is being held the Western Regional Jail until his preliminary hearing.