Edinburgh man arrested for allegedly breaking into home

Jose Manuel Irizarry Rivera; photo courtesy of Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Dept.

An Edinburgh man was arrested after he reportedly broke into a home early Saturday morning. The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department says that deputies were called shortly after 5 a.m. to the 7900 block of North Harvest Lane in reference to a possible break-in. On arrival, deputies found an open side garage door with damage to the lock and items strewn across the floor.

The homeowner reported that he had also heard noises in an upstairs bedroom. While checking the bedroom, deputies found 34-year-old Jose Manuel Irizarry Rivera asleep on the floor. Irizzary Rivera was wanted on six Bartholomew County warrants. He is facing a new charge of Residential Entry.