The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

December 16, 2013

Clinton man arrested after attempted home break-in

Herald staff report
The Clinton Herald

---- — CLINTON - A Clinton man has been arrested in connection with an attempted home break-in.

Donte S.B. Phillips, 18, 147 N. Fifth St., is charged with second-degree criminal mischief, criminal trespass and interference with official acts as the result of a police call to 1127 N. Fourth St.

Clinton police were dispatched to that address shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday in regard to a person breaking into a home.

An investigation revealed that someone unknown to the homeowner broke out the front plate glass window at the home and tried to enter.

Phillips was arrested at the scene.