Two arrested in Tues. night home burglary

May 7, 2009



Columbus Police officers arrested two subjects they believe were involved in a Tuesday night burglary. A call was received from a home located in the 600 block of 12th Street North in Columbus in reference to a burglary in progress. 


Police found a Playstation 3, a pair of black jeans, a pillowcase and a watch in a garbage can next door to the home -- items missing from the house. 


A short time later, police located two suspects who fit the descriptions given to officers by the victim. 


Police charged Quentin Spencer, 19, of 455 Merry Valley Drive and Marvin McCoy, 21, of 1025 Sixth Ave. N. with one count each of burglary of a dwelling. 


In a separate incident, police responded to another burglary call, this time at 705 15th Ave. S. A neighbor said he saw a black male crawling through the north window of the house. The neighbor yelled at the suspect, and he tried to escape but was arrested by police. Police are not releasing the suspect''s name, as he is a juvenile.