Montgomery County police arrested a man after finding his cell phone charging at the scene of a burglary, and they said 25-year-old Cody Wilkins has now been charged in other burglaries.
According to police, a homeowner's son arrived as a burglar was going through rooms in the home Friday. Startled, the burglar jumped out a window and fled.
The son called police, who searched the home and found a cell phone charging in an electric socket. The phone led police to Wilkins.
Police said Wilkins' home was among those in the area that lost power last week when a snowstorm moved through. Arrest records indicate he has been linked to other break-ins.
Wilkins was brought to a Montgomery County jail in lieu of $1 million bond. It was not clear if he has an attorney.
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