Grand Island couple arrested while burglarizing home

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island couple caught in the midst of a burglary early Wednesday morning.

According to Grand Island police and officer was on a routine patrol just after midnight near the 500 block of north Broadwell when he spotted a male and female taking items from a home and loading them into a truck, almost as if they were moving out the contents of an entire home.

Police say the officer was able establish that the residence was not the couples, and they did not know the owner. 30 year old Michelle Wallace and 37 year old Franklin Thompson of Grand Island were arrested for burglary.

Wallace was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence after she attempted to crush in her hand a pipe used for smoking meth.