Inmate charged with breaking out window at county jail

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Tyler Heerlein

Tyler Heerlein

An inmate in the Buchanan County Jail faces more jail time after allegedly breaking out a window in a cell in the dayroom of the facility.

Tyler Heerlein, 29, was being held on a probation violation for a protection order violation on April 5 when the incident occured. According to court documents, Heerlein caused approximately $775 in damage to the jail “…by striking the western window in cell 3 located in Dayroom E on A Pod with a wooden rod until it broke according to witness statements and reports.”

He’s due back in court April 27 for a trial setting before Associate Circuit Judge Rebecca Spencer. Heerlein is charged with property damage in the second degree, a class-b misdemeanor.