Madisonville PD: Burglar calls 911 on herself

Published: Aug. 24, 2015 at 2:21 AM CDT|Updated: May. 19, 2016 at 9:22 PM CDT
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MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - A Madisonville burglar performed a good deed late Saturday night.

The police department says 42-year-old Mary Smith broke into on Carter Lane in Madisonville.

Officers say she was inside the home to steal prescription medication and cigarette filters.

But while she was in there police say she noticed the stove was on and thought it might catch fire, so she called 911.

She was arrested and taken to the Hopkins County Jail.

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