Update: Multiple charges filed against two suspects in ETX grocery store burglary

UPDATE: ALTO (KYTX) - Multiple charges were filed Thursday against two suspects arrested in connection with a burglary at the B&B Grocery Store in Alto.

25-year-old Lajarious Exaviyon Jackson of Longview is charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, burglary of building, criminal mischief, false report to police officer, and evading arrest with a previous conviction. He is being held on bonds totaling $36,000.

The second suspect, 30-year-old Keithan Wayne Jackson of Gilmer is charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, burglary of a building, false Report to a police officer, and evading arrest. He is being held on bonds totaling $33,000.


Original Story:

Two arrest have been made in the overnight burglary of the B&B Store on Highway 69 in Alto.

Cherokee County authorities responded to the store and called in a swat team and which time two suspects were arrested. The two suspects were identified as Lajarrius Jackson and Keithan Jackson.  

Brookshire Brothers, parent company of the B&B Store issued the following statement:

Brookshire Brothers is grateful this morning to Alto area law enforcement agencies, whose quick action led to the apprehension of two suspects. A Brookshire Brothers security team alerted Alto Police about two o'clock this morning of a break-in in progress at its BNB Store on Highway 69 North.

Brookshire Brothers would like to thank the Alto Police Department, the Alto Fire Department, the Texas Rangers from the Department of Public Safety, and the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department for protecting our store and our community.

The incident is under investigation.


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