Hawarden Man Faces Felony Burglary Charge After Alleged Home Invasion Burglary
Date posted - April 30, 2014
Hawarden, Iowa — A Hawarden man has been arrested and faces a felony charge of Second Degree Burglary after an incident on Wednesday, April 23rd.
The Hawarden Police Department reports that about 9:45 PM that night, they were called to a home in Hawarden on a call reporting that a burglary had allegedly just taken place. Two occupants of the home reported that they were sleeping and were suddenly awakened by the sounds of an intruder entering the house. They said that when they went to investigate they found 28-year-old Jeremy James Langley of Hawarden inside the home.
Langley was known to one of the occupants of the home and was positively identified.
Langley is then alleged to have confronted the occupants where he allegedly made several threats to do bodily harm to the male occupant. One of the occupants of the house called police and Langley left the home.
He was found a short time later by officers of the Hawarden Police Department and Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.
As a result of the investigation, Langley was arrested and charged with Burglary in the 2nd Degree, as he is alleged to have entered an occupied structure with the intent to commit an assault.
Second degree burglary is a Class C felony, carrying a potential 10-year prison term and fine up to $10,000 if convicted.
At last report, according to jail records, Langley remained in the Sioux County Jail on a $7500 cash or surety bond. His preliminary hearing is set for May 6th in Sioux County District Court.