courtesy photo/ Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Parolee Arrested After Driving a Car into a House

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary in progress west of Ava atapproximately 5:00 a.m. on January 4. Prior to Sheriff Chris Degase’s arrival, Dustin Huff, 45, drove the homeowner’s vehicle into the house and then entered the residence demanding the owner to give him a ring of keys.
Huff fled the residence on foot into a heavily wooded area immediately prior to Sheriff Degase’s arrival.  Huff was detained by Deputy Nelson at approximately 1:00 p.m., after the subject returned to the residence.
Huff is currently on probation for a similar crime that occurred in July 2018 in which he was convicted of domestic assault, burglary, and tampering with a motor vehicle.
At press time, formal charges had not been filed for the January 4 incident.

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