A Marianna burglar was shot as was breaking into a home Friday night on Myles Street. He was apparently shot in the foot by a resident there and fled.
Marianna Police a short while later arrested the suspect, Ben Thomas, who was found in front of a home on Old Cottondale Road.
Hayes Baggett, Marianna Police Chief, told NewsChannel 7 that Thomas was taken to Jackson Hospital for treatment of the gunshot wound and he was then taken to the Jackson County Jail.
Baggett says Ben Thomas was jailed on charges of burglary of an occupied structure and battery.