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Fairfield Police chase, arrest Thanksgiving burglar

A K9 track and foot pursuit lead to the arrest of Benjamin Dirkhising for burglary on Thursday.

Fairfield police responded to a residential alarm at 3478 Cherryhill Drive and discovered an individual in the second floor of the home. The suspect fled on foot and a foot pursuit ensued. After a K9 track and door to door search, the suspect was located hiding under a boat trailer in the neighborhood.

Benjamin Dirkhising of Brookville Indiana was arrested for burglary and resisting arrest. He is being held at the Butler County Jail until his arraignment in the Fairfeild Municipal Court on November 27 at 8:30 a.m.

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