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Police track down Whitley County burglary suspect

Police say a man helped them track down someone who broke into his southern Kentucky home.

Kentucky State Police arrested Jamie Cornett, 23, of Woodbine, Monday afternoon.

They say Cornett and another man broke into a home in Whitley County, but the homeowner spotted them, and chased after them.

A state trooper patrolling the area saw the homeowner chasing the men. He was able to catch Cornett.

Police say Cornett had a pillowcase filled with electronics, jewelry, and guns from the home. He's charged with burglary. Police are still searching for the other suspect.


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