Arrest in Multiple Burglaries
On August 3, 2017, Hempstead County Investigators Arrested a 17-year-old Juvenile Male for Burglaries occurring at Common Hill Church on July 29, 2017, Harvest Baptist Church on August 1, 2017, Bryerview Vet Clinic on August 1, 2017, Spring Hill Store on August 1, 2017, Charity Baptist Church in Fulton on August 2, 2017, and the residential burglary of 106 Hempstead 1401 on July 30, 2017.
After gaining information investigators were able to identify and arrest a17-year-old male juvenile from Beebe, Arkansas. The 17-year-old was taken into custody by Investigators Crane and Dorman at approximately 1550 Wednesday August 2, 2017 he is being held for Commercial Burglary, Residential Burglary, and Theft of Property. It is yet to be determined if the 17-year-old will be charged as an adult.
Investigators were also able to recover some of the items taken in the burglaries, some have been returned to the victims. Investigators have received some information that more burglaries may have occurred but have not been reported to the Sheriff’s Office. If you have had a theft or Burglary during the above time periods please notify the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division @ 870-777-6727.