Police arrested William A. Simmons, 27, of Amber Hill Drive in Richmond, for burglary after investigators say he was discovered inside a home on Cimarron Road.
At approximately 7:05 p.m. Thursday, officers were dispatched to a possible burglary in progress report in the 700 block of Cimarron Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered that the front door had been forced open and damaged.
Simmons was located inside the residence and detained. Officers made contact with the resident (who was out of town at the time) and learned that Simmons had no authority to be inside the residence.
Simmons was taken into custody and lodged in the Madison County Detention Center. He was charged with second degree burglary and third degree criminal mischief.