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Boone homeowner discovers intruder

Published On: Oct 08 2013 08:14:21 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 08 2013 10:06:33 PM CDT
Jonathan Pleasant

Jonathan Pleasant

BOONE, N.C. -

Boone police responded to a home on Creekside Lane for a reported breaking and entering in progress.  The homeowner returned home to find an intruder inside.

 The intruder fled out the back door of the home as the homeowner entered.  The suspect jumped into his car and left the scene, striking the homeowner’s vehicle.

Officers quickly located the vehicle and suspect at the end of Chase Hill Drive. Jonathan Glenn Pleasant, 25 years-of-age, of Boone, was taken into custody without incident.

Pleasant was charged with felony Breaking and Entering, felony Larceny After Breaking and Entering, and misdemeanor hit and run.  He is being  held in the Watauga County detention center under a $10,000 secured bond pending a November 21, 2013 court date.