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Police interrupt burglary, two suspects arrested

Newton (L) Harvell (R)

ELKHART, Ind. -- Two men were arrested after they were caught burglarizing a residence, according to Elkhart Police.

Police were called to the 700 block of Harrison Street around 11:15 p.m. on July 6 for a burglary in progress.

When they arrived, officers found 28-year-old Lavell Newton and 30-year-old Gerald Harvell inside the residence attempting to take items, reports said.

While being taken into custody, police said they found .9 grams of synthetic marijuana in Newton's possession.

Newton faces preliminary charges of burglary and possession of a synthetic drug.

Harvell faces a preliminary charge of burglary.

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