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Russellville officer catches burglar in own home

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A Russellville officer held Devin Wells at gunpoint until backup could arrive. (Source: Russellville PD) A Russellville officer held Devin Wells at gunpoint until backup could arrive. (Source: Russellville PD)
RUSSELLVILLE, AL (WAFF) -  A Russellville police officer caught the man he said broke into his house.

Devin Wells faces burglary and criminal mischief charges. Police said he broke into the officer’s home on Virginia Street Tuesday night.

The officer said he was in his basement when he heard a loud noise. He went to check it out, and saw Wells leaving his home. He caught up with the man and held him at gunpoint until other officers arrived.

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