HPD: Burglars Caught in the Act by Home Surveillance Cameras

Henderson, KY 4/1/21- Just after 9pm Thursday night, the Henderson Police Department was contacted by a family saying someone was actively burglarizing their home.

Officers responded to the 800 block of Woodfield Ct for a burglary in progress. The homeowners were not home at the time of the burglary but were watching the burglars on surveillance cameras. The homeowners were able to tell officers their every move.

According to the report, when HPD Officers arrived, they were advised by the homeowner that two subjects, later identified as Christopher Scales (23) and Andrew Simms, both of Evansville, had broken inside the residence. Officers then made entry into the residence and located Scales and Simms.

Scales and Simms were placed under arrest without incident, charged for Burglary 2nd Degree and then transported to the Henderson County Detention Center.