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      Fulton police arrest burglary suspect

      Jerry R. Friend, 31, was taken into custody for allegedly stealing from a house in the 400 block of West 12th street.

      A Fulton man was arrested early Tuesday morning after police responded to a burglary call.

      Jerry R. Friend, 31, was taken into custody for allegedly stealing from a house in the 400 block of West 12th street.

      Police say they were called to the residence after the homeowner was awakened by a man standing in their bedroom. The suspect then ran from the house, stealing several items.

      Friend was arrested walking near the residence. Police say he was in possession of a small amount of drugs.

      Friend faces burglary, stealing, and possession of a controlled substance charges. He was taken to the Callaway County Jail.