Davenport police arrest man after home is broken into; pistol stolen

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Police have arrested a man who they say broke into a Davenport home last week.

On Saturday, police arrested 59-year-old Christopher Lesher. Police say Lesher entered the home without having the right to do so by breaking the glass window to the rear door. Police say Lesher stole a loaded pistol from the home. (KWQC)

Police say on Thursday they received a call just after 12 p.m. from someone reporting a burglary. Police say the suspect used a landscaping rock to get through a window to then get access to the home.

The homeowners, who live in the 2100 block of West 4th Street, tell TV6 their home was locked and the suspect used a rock to break into the side door window. They also said the suspect was in their home for less than 10 minutes and stole their gun.

On Saturday, police arrested 59-year-old Christopher Lesher. Police say Lesher entered the home without having the right to do so by breaking the glass window to the rear door. Police say Lesher stole a loaded pistol from the home.

According to police Lesher was arrested in the same clothes that he was wearing and that was shown in the surveillance video.

Lesher is charged with 3rd-degree burglary and is being held on a cash-only bond of $5,000.