MADISON HEIGHTS (WWJ) – Police say two men who broke into a Madison Heights Middle School were arrested after stealing a fire extinguiser and an exercise cycle.
Twenty-year-old Jacob Palise and 21-year-old Dillon Miner, both Madison Heights residents, were arraigned and charged with breaking and entering a building with intent. They’re due back in court on April 11.
Police say officers were responded to Wilkinson Middle School on John R. around 4 a.m. Thursday after receiving a breaking and entering alarm. Upon arrival, officers say they watched as Palise and Miner walked away from the school carrying an exercise cycle.
Officers ordered the suspects to stop at which time Miner was placed into custody. Palise fled the scene on foot and was apprehended hours later.
Investigators say the men entered the building by removing the glass from the southeast school entry doors.
In convicted, they face a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.