JENNINGS COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) – Attentive neighbors helped land a suspect behind bars after an attempted burglary in North Vernon.
Police say they were called out to the Country Squire Lakes community when a caller said they noticed a strange vehicle parked in her neighbor’s driveway.
According to police, the neighbor said she saw the suspect Brian Bay, rummaging through a trailer.
When neighbors confronted Bay, he tried to escape but other residents blocked the road.
Police arrived and searched his vehicle finding stolen gasoline and prescription medication.
Bay was taken to the Jennings County Jail and booked on burglary and drug possession charges.