State police stop active burglary at Lebanon county home
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa — State police stopped an active burglary at a Lebanon county home, while the residents were upstairs.
On Sunday morning, state police responded to an active theft from a motor vehicle in the 300 block of Golf Road around 10:30 a.m.
When troopers arrived, a vehicle belonging to Sean Gahagan, 50, at the scene. During a search, state police discovered Gahagan was burglarizing a near by house.
The suspect saw troopers and fled further into the home.
He was taken into custody after a short pursuit on foot. Police did find that he was in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
A resident and her 2 kids were in the home during the burglary.
Gahagan is charged with theft from a motor vehicle, trespass by motor vehicle, DUI, and possession of a controlled substance.