Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a witness helped officers catch a burglary suspect Monday in southwest Charlotte -- the second straight day where a neighbor gave police information leading to an arrest in a residential break-in case.
On Sunday, a neighbor’s tip helped CMPD officers arrest three teens in connection with a burglary in northwest Charlotte.
This time, the alleged burglary was in the 600 block of Farmhurst Drive, off Nations Ford Road in the Montclaire South community.
Police say a neighbor call 911 about 12:30 p.m. Monday, saying someone had smashed the window of a neighboring home and entered the house. The witness provided police with a detailed description of the suspect.
Officers who arrived on the scene said they saw a man, fitting the description of the suspect, leaving a wooded area near the home. After checking the woods, police say they found a flat screen TV and a computer that had been taken from the home.
Stephen Irby, 25, was arrested, police say, and charged with breaking and entering and larceny.
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