Man with Machete Arrested for Breaking into Apartment

Posted at 2:05 PM, Aug 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-03 14:05:07-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (August 3, 2014)– Police arrested a man for breaking and entering an apartment on Sunday. Witnesses say the unknown man was pounding on the apartment door, waving a machete and yelling.

According to Battle Creek Police Department, this happened at around noon in the area of Dahlia Dr. near Beckly Rd. When police found him in the apartment, they took his weapon and arrested him.

It turns out, that the man had backpacks filled with stolen Wal-Mart merchandise with him that was reported stolen earlier Sunday morning. He was arrested for Home invasion, and receiving and concealing stolen property, along with other potential charges.