Knox Man Arrested after Stealing TV from Neighbor

A Knox man was arrested Saturday, November 26th, after he allegedly broke into a home and stole a TV.

Knox City Police officers spoke to the victim who said that Erik Draper reportedly entered her home through an open kitchen window. Draper woke her when she heard noises coming from the living room area. She told police that she got up and saw that her front door was open. She then said she saw Draper running toward his house carrying her flat screen TV. She yelled at Draper to bring back the TV and he allegedly threw the TV over a fence and jumped the fence and took off running.

Police caught up with Draper and questioned him about the incident but he insisted to police that he did not commit the crime, but after police investigated the incident further, Draper was arrested on charges of Burglary and Theft.