Police Arrest Home Invasion Suspect

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Lexington Police arrest a man they believe could be involved in as many as four attempted break-ins overnight.

Only 27 NEWSFIRST was there as police took Paul Lee Harris into custody on Red Mile Road.

Police responded to the first burglary report, just before five this morning on South Upper.

In that incident, a woman in the home got into a fight with the suspect, when he allegedly tried to steal her purse.

Police also think he tried to break into homes on Foreman Avenue and Unity Drive.

Police have charged Paul Lee Harris with criminal trespassing.

Harris could also face several burglary charges and even a robbery charge.

Lexington police say Thursday morning's burglaries are similar to some other unsolved crimes in Lexington. Police are investigating the possibility that Harris is responsible for several sexual assaults at Newtown Crossing Apartments and near the UK Campus.


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  • by mel Location: lex on Oct 22, 2007 at 08:18 AM
    Dave, you made me look :) and WOW you're not kidding about the rap sheet! Expect to see him doing this again somewhere else as he apparently can't be stopped.
  • by allen Location: letcher on Oct 20, 2007 at 08:03 PM
    Great Job!!!!! It is wonderful to hear such great news.
  • by Dave Location: Garden Springs on Oct 19, 2007 at 02:22 PM
    Speaking of jail, I checked him out on jail.lfucg.com and boy what a rappppppppp sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!
  • by vitcim Location: red mile on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:40 PM
    as the woman who woke up to paul crouched next to her bed, i am happy he is behind bars but, at the same time, wish him and his family all the best. it is sad when people you love get caught up in addiction and actions that you know to be out of their character.
  • by Family Location: Lexington on Oct 19, 2007 at 05:13 AM
    Well, all of the news channels will soon find that Paul was in jail during the time the UK rapist was committing his crimes. And because he had a paternity test this July, DNA is available to clear him of those accusations. He was wrong and we know that, but now 18, 36, 27 and Lexington Police are just trying to make a story bigger than what it really is.
  • by RALPH Location: PIKEVILLE on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:56 PM
    WISH THE LADY WITH THE PURSE WOULD HAVE PUT HIM OUT OF HIS MISERY. SCUM LIKE THIS DON'T DESERVE TO BE AMONG THE LIVING.
  • by Sherry Location: Knox County on Oct 18, 2007 at 02:44 PM
    I am glad they caught him!!! Someone broke into my sons vehicle on Red Mile Rd last week and stole several items and broke out his back glass. Maybe these are connected considering this was his neighbors residence.

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