Suspect scales wall, caught near burglary scene

Andrew Lee Higbee

Andrew Lee Higbee

KINGMAN – Andrew Lee Higbee, 31, of Kingman, was arrested Monday on a felony charge of first-degree burglary, allegedly stealing firearms from a home in the 2300 block of Weatherwood Way.

Kingman Police responded to a 7:20 a.m. call about a burglary in progress, and the resident reported the burglar had run from the home and jumped a backyard wall.

Officers found Higbee a short distance away carrying two large duffle bags with three rifles and a shotgun, which police determined had been taken from the victim’s home.

Higbee allegedly admitted to the offense and was booked in Mohave County jail.

Information provided by Kingman Police Department