Man Admits to Stealing from Vacant Foreclosed Homes

O’FALLON, Mo. (KMOX) – An O’Fallon Missouri man is in custody for stealing from vacant foreclosed homes.

Police say 23-year-old Joshua Middleton is responsible for more than two dozen burglaries in O’Fallon and the surrounding area.

Police say they put out a plea to citizens to watch for any suspicious activity and it paid off. Someone spotted a man looking in the windows of vacant home then leaving in a truck.

Police located Middleton who admitted to burglarizing vacant foreclosed homes. He’s been charged with 27 counts of burglary, some including copper.


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