Storm Lake man breaks into home, steals phone following argument

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STORM LAKE, Iowa (KCAU) – A Storm Lake man was arrested following a break-in while the owners were still inside.

According to the release, Storm Lake Police Department on Thursday responded to a call around 7 a.m. of a burglary. Upon arrival, homeowners advised the officers that Deon Parkhurst, 28, of Storm Lake, had forcefully entered the house, got into an argument with the owners, and then stole a phone before fleeing the scene on his bicycle.

Parkhurst was located in the 500 block of West 9th Street later that day around 1 p.m. and was arrested without incident.

Parkhurst was charged with second-degree burglary, simple assault and obstruction of emergency communications. He was booked at the Buena Vista County Jail and is held on a $10,600 bond.

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