Kaufman, Texas – Kaufman County investigators, along with Terrell Police Department have broken up a burglary ring responsible for home burglaries that stretch several counties.
Three people have been charged in connection with the break- ins. These arrests are responsible for clearing over 43 burglaries in Kaufman County, as well as 16 burglaries in the City of Terrell. The estimated value of all the property recovered is $100,000.00 All of the homeowners from these burglaries have been notified, and most of the stolen property has been returned.
The investigation began on September 10th, after a home burglary was interrupted by a home owner who surprised the thieves by coming home during the incident. The suspects fled and the homeowner followed them, until they abandoned the vehicle they were driving.
Kaufman County investigators, along with the US Marshalls located two of the suspects in a Sulphur Springs motel, where they were apprehended. The third suspect was located and arrested at a motel in Terrell by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office.
All three suspects were transported to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center.
Troy Michael Wright, 34, of Forney is charged with burglary of a habitation, and a warrant out of Hunt County. Bond is set $255,000.00. Adam B Jones, 29, of Terrell, is charged with burglary of a habitation, burglary of a building, and warrants out of Hopkins County, Rains County, Hunt County, as well as Terrell PD. Jones is being held without bond. Misty Annette Fewell, 24, of Terrell is charged with burglary of a habitation, and warrants out of Hopkins County. Bond is set at $125,000.00.
Sheriff David A. Byrnes stated “I commend the actions of the officers from all the agencies involved in this case. Their dedication and investigation skills led to the quick removal of brazen criminals from our county.” Police Chief Jody Lay stated “This is another example of what can be accomplished with law enforcement working together.”