Woman Returns Home To Find Burglar Inside

A Lexington woman got quite a scare Monday afternoon, she came home to find a burglar taking things out of her house.

The homeowner, Shanda Dunn, called police, who showed up at her Folkstone Drive home while the suspect was still inside.

Dunn says she came home around 2 Monday afternoon, to see a man going in and out of her home with a clothes basket full of her things.

Instead of confronting him, Dunn called police.

Officers showed up within minutes. They say the suspect, Dillon Campbell, was still inside when they arrived.

Police say Campbell jumped out of the front window, and escaped.

He was arrested two hours later about a mile away, at the Patchen Oaks apartment complex.

Campbell is now charged with burglary and assaulting a police officer. He's being held in the Fayette County Detention Center.


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  • by ME Location: Lexington on Jul 10, 2008 at 06:14 AM
    she is now in jail for drugs and had kids in the house.... I don't think we know everything..
  • by Bixby Location: ghetto on Jul 8, 2008 at 04:28 PM
    shoulda woulda coulda.......you gotta pull that trigger and cleanse this town of bad guys, no prisoners, no juries, no court dates, etc. just RIP another one bites the dust.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 8, 2008 at 01:58 PM
    she should had a gun in car . then she could have put him out of busines
  • by Early Cuyler Location: Squidville on Jul 8, 2008 at 11:38 AM
    What: I agree with you.....just keep it in the glove box, you do not need a CCDW license to have one with you. You are even allowed to "Open Carry" as long as it is not concealed. Do Society a favor and start getting rid of this trash because let me tell you........it's only going to get worse.
  • by What Location: RIchmond on Jul 7, 2008 at 07:52 PM
    @Steve Location: Lexington In Ky you dont need a CCDW to carry a gun in your glove box.
  • by Frank Location: Lexington KY on Jul 7, 2008 at 07:13 PM
    I say a prime reason to have ADT! A gun won't do any good if you are not home to use it!
  • by Steve Location: Lexington on Jul 7, 2008 at 05:15 PM
    A prime reason to have a CCDW (Concealed Carry Deadly Weapons) license, so she could have shot him when she walked in the house. I saw this thug on TV tonight, he assaulted a police officer as well, and I'm sure he's well on his way to a lifetime of going in and out of the system and costing the taxpayers lots of money, as well as his victims a lot of their belongings and dignity.

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