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East Asheville Burglary

Updated: Tuesday, February 19 2013, 08:14 PM EST

A local man causes panic in a quiet East Asheville neighborhood. 25-year-old Adrian Villerreal was arrested for breaking into a home in Oakley Monday afternoon.


Police say Villarreal was harassing drivers at the corner of Main Street and Fairview Road in Oakley. An off-duty firefighter spotted 25-year-old Adrian Villerreal trying to get money from passing drivers and alerted police. Officers say after not getting what he wanted, Villarreal then took his pleas to a home. The homeowner there would deny him too, but this time he wasn't going to walk away empty handed.


Villarreal took off with a pair of shoes, but his get away would be short lived. In a matter of minutes, police had him in custody.


Villarreal is charged with first degree burglary and resisting arrest.


By Megan Schiering
Follow Megan on Twitter @MSchieringWLOS

East Asheville Burglary


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