BEATRICE – The Gage County Sheriff’s Office apparently has broken up a burglary. 

Deputies were sent to a rural home at Southwest 75th and West Scott Road, early Monday morning…on a report of a burglary in progress.

A deputy responding at around 1:40 a.m. located a man at the home.  Investigation revealed that 36-year-old James Hager, of Beatrice allegedly had entered some outbuildings on the property and the residence, there.

Law officers obtained additional information from the owner of the home, and arrested Hager for attempted burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary and criminal trespass. 

The investigation continues.  The property is about two miles west of Beatrice.