Homeowner catches burglar red-handed

Dustin Roth (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Dustin Roth (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A burglar is behind bars after he was caught red-handed by a homeowner.

It happened around 11 a.m. Monday morning on Ebenezer Road in Green Township.

The 65-year-old homeowner reported hearing someone walk into his residence. Armed with a hand gun, the homeowner caught the suspect rifling through some jewelry. The homeowner called police and held the suspect at gunpoint until officers arrived.

The suspect, Dustin Roth, was taken into custody when officers arrived. He was transported to the Hamilton County Justice Center and charged with three counts of burglary.

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