Helena man accused of burglary
A 25-year-old Helena man is accused of burglarizing a house.
Anthony Robert Kaufman is charged with burglary, a felony.
On Thursday, an officer responded to a report of someone breaking into a house. On scene, they discovered Kaufman in the home and that he had made his way into the house by breaking a screen.
Kaufman was discovered rummaging in the victim's belongings and had no lawful reason to be there, according to court documents.
He was taken into custody at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
All charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Helena police incidents reported Friday Nov. 30, 2018
- At 7:07 a.m., an officer investigated a trespass and criminal mischief to a vehicle in the 1100 block of Hudson Street.
- At 7:33 a.m., an officer investigated a criminal mischief and theft from a motor vehicle in the 400 block of Barney Street. The vehicle window was shattered and a wallet was stolen from inside.
- At 10:03 a.m., an officer responded to a reported theft that occurred in the 2000 block of Oakes Street. A 50-year-old Helena man was cited for theft and released.
- At 10:19 a.m., an officer received a report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the 400 block of Barney Street.
- At 11:50 a.m., an officer received a report of a theft that occurred in the 100 block of N. Roberts Street.
- At 12:54 p.m., an officer received a report of a theft that occurred in the 1800 block of Custer Avenue.
- At 1:01 p.m., an officer responded to a reported theft from a motor vehicle in the 500 block of Peosta Avenue.
- At 1:18 p.m., an officer responded to a reported theft from a motor vehicle in the 1700 block of National Avenue.
- At 5:25 a.m., an officer responded to a reported theft of a laptop, wallet and other items from a vehicle parked in the 700 block of Orange Street.
On Thursday, the Helena Police Department received 83 calls for service which included eight motor vehicle crashes, 13 thefts and 11 suspicious circumstances.
As of Friday morning, the county jail held 101 inmates (92 for felonies and nine for misdemeanors). In total, the county has 125 inmates at various detention facilities. There are 113 clients serviced by the 24/7 sobriety program. Of these, 44 are on Personal Breath Test, 47 are on Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor bracelet, 18 are on GPS and four are on house arrest. Pretrial Services is currently working with 232 clients.