Cops: Burglary in Progress Report leads to Jailing of Morrisville Man
A Morrisville man was arrested Tuesday by Police for criminal trespass as he was caught in home illegally by the property owner.
Michael Cullen, 33 was jailed on the felony charge Tuesday and sent to Bucks County Correctional Facility on 10 percent of $100,000.00 bail set by Justice Corryn Kronnagel.
According to the criminal complaint, officer Gary Zumpano was dispatched to the 800 block of Rennard Lane just after 10:30 a.m. for a burglary in progress report.
Upon arrival, the Morrisville police officer met with the property owner who said he was in the midst of completing renovation work in the residence when he entered one of the bedrooms finding Cullen in it, court records show. The property owner told the Morrisville officer, that Cullen ran out of the residence fleeing the area on foot towards the Giant Company supermarket.
The victim told police he believed Cullen gained access to the property through a window, according to court documents.
Morrisville authorities located at Cullen, based upon a description provided by the victim, at the Giant detaining him with the victim identifying the suspect as the person illegally inside his property.
Cullen’s identify was confirmed through his Tennessee Drivers License, police said.
He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on May 5th in Morrisville District Court.
Editors Note: The Associated Press defines burglary as entering a building (not necessarily by breaking in) and remaining unlawfully for publication purposes.