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Altus police arrest man after attempted break-in, short chase

Jake Heath Holsey (Source Jackson County Sheriff's Office) Jake Heath Holsey (Source Jackson County Sheriff's Office)

ALTUS, OK (KSWO) –Altus police arrested a man shortly after a homeowner called and said someone was trying to break into his home.

Police were called to the home on the 1500 block of Scott Street just before 1 a.m. and saw an east window was open. The suspect, later identified as 38-year-old Jake Heath Holsey, drove away from the home before police arrived.

The homeowner was able to give officers a description of the vehicle and Holsey was found leaving the area. Holsey led police on a short pursuit and was caught in an irrigation canal just south of Altus city limits.

During a search of Holsey’s vehicle, they found a loaded firearm, drug paraphernalia, suspected methamphetamine, pills, alcohol and a handheld police scanner. Holsey was arrested and booked into the Jackson County Jail.

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