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Burglary Attempt Thwarted, Man Arrested

Crime PhotoA man was arrested late Thursday night by law enforcement officers in the 200 Block of East 13th Street in Russell as officers caught him in the act of breaking into a residence.

According to a recent report, officers from the Russell Police Department and the Russell County Sheriff's Office were responding to a domestic dispute at 330 East 15th just before midnight, when one of the officers advised Lyndall Kuntzsch ran from the area.

Kuntzsch was apprehended breaking into a residence at 209 East 13th.

Kuntzsch was arrested and transported to the county jail. He was charged with aggravated burglary, interference with law enforcement and disorderly conduct.

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