Sheriff’s Office nabs bad guys in theft cases

Theft of construction materials

Conroe, August 20 – On August 15, 2018, at about 4:19 a.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the address of 3700 Rayford Rd Spring, TX in regards to a suspicious vehicle being at a construction site. Upon Deputies’ arrival, they located two vehicles one being a cargo van leaving the construction site.

Deputies conducted traffic stops on both vehicles and to investigate further. While on scene a foreman for the construction site came to the scene and advised Deputies that he was missing several sheets of plywood. Deputies arrested all five males for theft of the construction materials and transported them to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Jail.

Theft of tools

On August 16, 2018, at 2:24 a.m., Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies received a suspicious vehicle call around North Creekmist Place. The caller advised that his vehicle had just been broken into and a bag containing tools was taken from his vehicle. The caller stated that a white older model pickup truck was driving down the street slowly stopping at other houses.

Responding Deputies watched all the exits to the neighborhood and observed a vehicle leaving the neighborhood that matched the description of the suspect vehicle given by the caller. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Donald McDonald.

During the investigation, Deputies located the bag of tools taken in the burglary. McDonald was interviewed by Deputies and admitted to breaking into the vehicle and taking the tool bag. McDonald was placed under arrest for Burglary of Vehicle. At this time, no other vehicle burglaries have been reported in this area.

Sheriff Rand Henderson said, “I am very proud of the dedication and response of our Deputies to find and apprehend this individual. Quality of life crimes such as this are disgraceful and will not be tolerated in Montgomery County. Individuals who prey on other citizens’ hard work can expect the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to use every resource at our disposal to find and arrest those responsible, as was done in this case.”

 

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