Henderson man arrested after burglary

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HENDERSON, Ky- (WEHT)- A Henderson man was arrested Monday after a burglary took place at a home earlier this month.

The Henderson Police Department said on February 3rd a resident returned to their home and noticed someone was there. Police said the suspect ran out of the home and the homeowner noticed that jewelry was missing.

Police believe Ernest Sawyer, 35 who was in the victim’s home recently doing plumbing work is the suspect.

Detectives said he sold the victim’s jewelry. We’re told Sawyer admitted to stealing the jewelry while he was being questioned. Sawyer was arrested and brought to the Henderson County Detention Center.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 11, 2020)

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