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A man is jailed after police caught him trying to steal items from a vehicle in Carbondale

Gerald Stroud
Carbondale Police Dept.
Gerald Stroud

A Jackson County man is jailed after police caught him burglarizing a vehicle Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to the 300 block of West Walnut Street in reference to a report of a vehicle burglary in progress.

They found the suspect still inside the vehicle and in possession of property belonging to the owner of the vehicle.

The suspect initially identified himself under a false name to officers, but later provided his true identity as 37-year-old Gerald Stroud of Vergennes.

Stroud was arrested for Burglary to Motor Vehicle, Obstructing Identification and Possession of a Hypodermic Syringe/Needle.

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