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Man arrested after attempted Milam Elementary burglary

Gabriel Scabby, 21.
Gabriel Scabby, 21.(Wichita County Jail)
Published: Aug. 3, 2021 at 11:19 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - Wichita Falls police arrested a man Tuesday night accused of breaking into Milam Elementary.

WFPD Sgt. Adam Maloney said officers arrived on scene soon after the burglar alarm call was made. The suspect, identified by police as Gabriel Scabby, 21, was reportedly trying to steal projector equipment and computers from one of Milam Elementary’s portable buildings.

Scabby allegedly dove into a nearby dumpster when police arrived; all of this was caught on a security camera at the school.

He was then found, arrested and taken to jail. Scabby was charged with criminal mischief and burglary of a building, and his total bond was set at $11,500.

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