A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested for allegedly breaking into a girlfriend's apartment and taking an item from the home, the police department said in a statement Thursday.
Alex McAdams, 28, has been suspended from duty for 30 days with intent to dismiss, police said.
The four-year veteran of the department allegedly broke into a girlfriend's home while off-duty in the early morning of March 5, police said. He allegedly removed a screen from a window, broke the window, entered the apartment, and then took a personal item, police said.
He then allegedly chased the woman from the apartment.
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McAdams turned himself in to police Thursday to face charges of burglary, criminal trespass, theft, and criminal mischief.
He had been assigned to the 15th District.