Burglary suspect arrested

A 36-year-old Marathon man was arrested Wednesday following a Sheriff’s Office investigation into a 62nd Street burglary.

Frank Barry Smith-Samuel was charged with burglary with a battery on an occupant. The victim did not suffer serious injuries.

A 33-year-old victim told Detectives she awoke in her bedroom at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, with an unknown male on top of her and restraining her. She was unable to move. The suspect fled when she screamed to a family member for help. 

Smith-Samuel was identified as the suspect in the ensuing investigation. A warrant was issued for his arrest and he was booked into jail on Wednesday.

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