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MURRAY, KY (KFVS) -

 A Murray man faces burglary charges after allegedly being caught in the act of breaking into a home.

Murray police say around 1:30 p.m. Saturday a woman called police saying she'd discovered a burglar in her home on Sycamore Street.

Police say they located 29-year-old Jason Byerly two blocks from the scene with some of the items stolen from the woman's home.

Officers say Byerly also possessed other items that had been shoplifted from a local business and prescription pills.

Investigators say Byerly also had some things stolen from another home in his possession.

Byerly now faces burglary and drug charges.

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