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A 27-year-old East Helena man is accused of attempting to break into a house.

Jason Bennetts is being charged with attempted burglary and possession of marijuana and a pipe.

On Monday, an officer responded to a report of a male breaking into a residence. Officers apprehended Bennetts as he attempted to flee the area, according to court documents.

Bennetts allegedly attempted to pull the screen off a door of the residence and damaged a plexiglass window. The resident said Bennetts had tried to steal from her before and had no right to be in the residence in the first place, according to court documents.

An officer found a pipe containing marijuana during a search, according to court documents.



Reporter at the Helena Independent Record.

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