A Clinton man faces charges in an early morning  burglary to a business.

Clinton police officers responded this morning to an alarm call at the 18 and Beyond Bookstore, 135 5th Ave. South. Following a  search, officers located a man hiding inside a wall in the building, according to a news release from police officials.

Derek Scheper, 25, of Clinton, was arrested and charged with burglary 3rd degree, a class D felony; criminal mischief 2nd degree, a class D felony; and possession of drug paraphilia, a simple misdemeanor.

Assisting at the scene was a Clinton County Sheriff's Department K-9 and the Clinton Fire Department.

The incident remains under investigation.  

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