Constable DeForest’s team arrests River Plantation leasing fraudster

Perp Adam Butler.

Conroe, September 2 – On Friday, August 28, 2020, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Deputy Constables, of Constable Gene DeForest’s team, assisted by uniformed deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Adam Jason Butler, a 41-year-old white male, of Houston on an outstanding felony warrant for Theft – Bond Forfeiture at a Walgreen’s Pharmacy in north Harris County.

Butler had originally been charged in 2019 with theft after fraudulently representing himself as a homeowner and leasing a home to innocent purchasers in the River Plantation subdivision. In that case, Butler deceived a couple moving from Oklahoma into believing that he was the homeowner and that he had the right to lease the home to them. Although, some monies were recovered at the time of his arrest, the victims still suffered significant monetary loss of their life savings through this
fraud.

Butler was able to make bond on the original theft charge, but then disappeared and a new warrant was later issued. After investigative work by Deputy J. Torres, Butler was located and talked into a meeting with deputies, although he didn’t know he was being set up for arrest. When Butler was approached in the pharmacy, he surrendered without incident.

Upon returning to the Precinct 2 Office, an inventory of Butler’s personal property revealed that he was in possession of methamphetamine, fraudulent identifying information from ten different people and a United States Postal Service post office box master key which gave him access into mail boxes all across the area. Several victims of the identity fraud have

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