Iowa man arrested on charges of burglary in Missouri

Lee Alanis

A Mt. Pleasant, Iowa man has been arrested on charges of burglary in Knox County, Mo.

Lee Alanis, 22, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon, north of Edina, after a rural Knox County resident interrupted a burglary in progress and notified authorities.

An investigation by the Knox, Lewis and Marion County Sheriff's Offices led to the arrest of Alanis.

The suspect is also alleged to have been involved in burglaries Wednesday in Lewis and Marion County prior to his arrest in Knox County.