Theives Caught In The Act

Two men trying to rob a Topeka furniture store Wednesday night were caught red handed.

Around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday a Topeka K-9 officer was patrolling the area when he witnessed a break-in to the Thompson Crawley Furniture store at 433 South West 32nd.

Officers quickly surrounded the business trapping the men inside.

Steven Gene Heuson and Maurice Burnett were booked into the Shawnee Department Of Corrections for felony burglary, felony criminal damage to property, and felony attempted theft.