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Frostburg Man Facing Burglary Charges

April 21st, 2016 by WCBC Radio

A Frostburg man was arrested early Thursday after he allegedly attempted to break into a South Grant Street home. The Cumberland Times News reports Zachary Alan Griffith, 41, of Center Street was charged with attempted burglary, destruction of property and rogue and vagabond, according to Frostburg City Police. He was awaiting a bond hearing at Allegany County District Court Thursday morning. According to police, it was about 4:10 a.m. when residents were awakened by a noise at their back door and turned on a porch light, causing the suspect to flee. The residents were able to provide a description. Police said Griffith cut a hole in the screen of the back door and damaged the porch light. He was found hiding behind a tree in a yard on Grant Street, police said, and was reportedly in possession of a knife and flashlight.

 

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