Man arrested after renovating building without consent

Posted at 4:20 PM, Nov 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-28 17:20:39-05

The Bell County Sheriff’s Department said a man was caught renovating a home without the owner’s consent.

Police said they were dispatched to the 4400 block of Southerland Rd. in Troy about a burglary of a building in progress.

The owner said she found a man, 25-year-old Andrew Shafer, with her tools renovating her property.

Shafer was arrested and transported to the Bell County Jail. He was charged with burglary of a building and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

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