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Date of Issue: November 01, 2007

Holmes Beach burglar busted

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Holmes Beach police arrested a Wisconsin man for burglary after a witness said the man entered a vacant short-term rental without permission from owner John Radick.

An HBPD spokesperson said that at approximately 5:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, Michael Henry, 53, of Wassau, Wis., pried open a sliding-glass door at 111 50th St., Holmes Beach, and entered the property.

According to the report, a witness called police, who, upon arrival, questioned Henry, who said he "just wanted to get some sleep and dry his clothing." Police found pry marks on the door.

Henry was arrested and charged with burglary and criminal mischief.