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Police arrest suspect as he attempts to break into ex's house for 3rd time in less than 12 hours

Bella Vista Police caught Tyler Currie in the act of attempting to break into his girlfriend's house again and arrested him.

BELLA VISTA, Arkansas — The Bella Vista Police Department (BVPD) were on a manhunt for a suspect who was on foot near Queensferry Drive and the surrounding areas off Hwy 279. 

25-year-old Tyler Currie was a suspect in a residential burglary, criminal mischief, and domestic assault that happened late on Wednesday (Dec. 2) and into Thursday (Dec. 3) morning.

He had an active warrant for violation of probation. 

At about 11 p.m. on Wednesday (Dec. 2), Currie took his dad's vehicle to his ex-girlfriend's house, and her current boyfriend saw him and locked the door, according to Lt. Byron Stivao with BVPD.

Currie then kicked in the door and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. He then got in his dad's car, drove away and wrecked the car in Sulphur Springs.

Currie walked back to his ex-girlfriend's house at 5 a.m. and kicked in her back door, demanding they give him a ride home.

A friend then came out with a gun asking him to leave.  

Bella Vista Police caught him in the act of attempting to break into his ex-girlfriend's house for the third time in less than 12 hours and have arrested him.

Currie has been arrested before.

Currie faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree - Recklessly Damages/Destroys $1,000 or more but less than $5,000
  • Resisting Arrest/Uses Force
  • Escape 3rd Degree
  • Criminal Trespass
  • 3rd Degree Assault on a Family or Household Member
  • Assault 3rd Degree/Creates Apprehension of Imminent Injury
  • Residential Burglary
  • Criminal Trespass

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