WAVELAND -- A Lakeshore man is accused of dumping about 20 tires on a vacant lot before he burglarized a home on Donlard Street, Police Chief David Allen said.
Police arrested Johnny Wayne Brown, 44, Saturday after a home burglar alarm sounded.
Officers said they saw Brown inside the house, ordered him out and took him into custody.
Brown had parked his truck just past the home where he illegally dumped the tires, Allen said. Donlard Street is west of Waveland Avenue.
Police arrested Brown on charges of burglary of a dwelling and illegal dumping.
He was held at the Hancock County jail on bonds that total $10,250.
Brown has a court date of March 13.