ETX suspects linked to multiple car burglaries

Tyler Police Department:

TYLER (KYTX) - Tyler Investigators have been able to clear 18 auto burglary cases within the City and  Smith County Investigators have cleared 14 auto burglary cases along with 3 cases in Kilgore, Texas with the arrest of two suspects on January 14,2014.

23-year-old Jonathan Burkett from Tyler, and 20 -year-old Jeremy Junkins, from Whitehouse, TX were arrested and booked into the Smith County Jail on one charge of Burglary of a Habitation and two charges of auto burglary. 

Investigators located numerous stolen items worth thousands of dollars in the vehicle that led investigators to determine how many auto burglaries these suspects are responsible for in the City of Tyler, Smith County and Gregg County.

Tyler Police Investigators obtained a search warrant for the suspect's vehicle who was arrested on January 14, 2014 when officers caught them leaving the scene of the crime

Please remember to harden the target for auto burglars and remove all valuable items from your vehicle over-night. 


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