A Newton man was arrested after attempting to break into a local home on the morning of October 5th. According to the Sussex Daily Voice, Gerald Mitchell Jr. tried to gain access to the home by using a broomstick to hit the door of an enclosed porch.
The 41-year-old reportedly showed signs of impairment and was taken to Newton Medical Center for treatment. Mitchell is facing charges that include unlicensed entry, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
Read the Sussex Daily Voice story here.