Madison County man accused of breaking and entering home

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YORKVILLE — A Madison County man is accused of breaking into a home on Main Street in Yorkville Tuesday afternoon, according to the Yorkville Police Department.

Police said Brian A. Land, 36, of Leonardsville, broke into a residence on Main Street shortly before 5:30 p.m. and law enforcement was notified while he was still inside the home. Officers from several local departments responded to the scene and set up a perimeter around the home.

Land was taken into custody on one count each of felony third-degree burglary and possession of burglar’s tools, a misdemeanor, police stated. He is scheduled to appear in Yorkville Village court.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible. The New York Mills, Whitesboro and Whitestown police departments assisted.

According to police records, Land was previously taken into custody in Utica in December for the thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles.

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