Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Alert Citizen Help Nab Burglars
The Bryan Police Department was dispatched to a burglary of a habitation in progress in the 3300 block of Augusta Drive in Bryan, Texas. Alert citizens saw the suspicious activity and were able to direct the police to the vehicle involved in the burglary. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle at Hensel Park, on South College Ave in College Station. Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle and investigated the possible burglary of habitation. Items were recovered from the vehicle that were reported stolen from the residents. Three laptop computers, gaming devices, a rare coin collection, and other miscellaneous items were stolen from the house and recovered from the vehicle. It was estimated that $10,000 worth of property was stolen by the suspects and recovered by the police. The occupants were arrested and transported to the Brazos County Jail.
* Smith, Derek Emmanuel
o DOB 06/19/1990
o Hearne Resident
o Picture of Smith can be found at http://justiceweb.co.brazos.tx.us
* Guyton, Terry Lyn
o DOB 12/11/1991
o Bryan Resident
o A photo will not be available for Guyton
Both were charged with Burglary of a Habitation. Burglary of a Habitation is a Second Degree Felony and is punishable by confinement for a term from 2 to 20 years in prison; and an optional fine not to exceed $10,000.
The Bryan Police Department would like to thank University Police Department and College Station Police Department for their assistance in the investigation. The Bryan Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division assisted in the investigation of the burglary.
Be the eyes and ears of your police department. When you see suspicious activity contact the Bryan Police Department or the Brazos County Sheriff’s Department at 979-361-3888; contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600. Together we can make a difference in our community.
Officer Jason B. James
Bryan Police Department
Public Information Officer
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