Smith County Sheriff patrol deputies responded to a Tuesday morning residential alarm.

Deputies arrived to an address on County Road 440 and were notified by the homeowner that a building on their property was burglarized and two individuals were observed leaving with items taken from the building.

As deputies were attempting to locate the suspect vehicle, the homeowner observed the suspect vehicle on Interstate 20 and notified deputies.

Deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and detained three individuals identified as Jackie Ray Lucas, Kimberly Marie Brown and William Howard Brown.

After being questioned by detectives, the three suspects were arrested and charged with theft of property.

The stolen property, valued at nearly $40,000 was recovered and returned the owner.

If you have any information on this incident please contact the Smith County Sheriff’s Office at 903-566-6600.