Jackson County Burglary Foiled by Window Shade

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Arnold Avans

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – On Monday, Deputies responded to a burglary in progress at residence in Higdon, AL.

The occupants of the residence heard the sound of a window breaking and responded, armed with a firearm, to find Arnold Neal Avans, age 49 of Higdon, AL. lying on the floor, tangled up in the window shade.

When Deputies arrived, the occupants had Avans detained.  Avans was arrested and charged with Burglary 2nd degree and Public Intoxication.  Avans was treated for minor cuts, which were apparently sustained while breaking the window glass.  Avans remains at the Jackson County Jail and bond has not yet been set.