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Burglary arrests made in cold case
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Two men and two juveniles have been arrested and another man and a woman have warrants for their arrest in a burglary which occurred in April 2010.

Christopher Lee Davis, Willie Jay Henderson III and two juveniles, 15 and 16, have been charged with burglary.

Kendrick Tyrell Brown is still being sought by authorities.

The suspects have been accused of taking laptop computers from Refugio High School and a flat-screen television from a local appliance rental business.

“We used some old information we had gained and also utilized some modern technology to make these cases,” said Police Chief Andy Lopez. “We were able to recover the television set the day it was reported stolen to us. The school case was a cold case, but we had some good leads to follow up on.”

Municipal Judge Gary Bourland, who issued the burglary warrants, is expected to sign a warrant for a female subject believed to be involved in the theft of property from the appliance rental business, according to Detective Danny Madrigal.

Property was leased from the business and later sold to a pawn shop, Madrigal said.

“It is a crime of hindering a secured creditor to do so, and the amount of the property determines whether the crime is a misdemeanor or felony.”

The police chief said that they have also discovered a scheme involving rented merchandise.

“People purchase rental televisions but don’t pay on it,” he said. “When the lender wants it back, the person reports it stolen and pawns it,” Lopez said.

The police chief said that more witnesses are coming forward to report these crimes.

“More and more, I’m seeing people coming to us with what they know,” he said. “And that’s what it’s going to take to get our job done. I feel we’re making progress, and I want to encourage the citizens in this city and community to call in when they have helpful information on a crime. I also want them to know that my door is always open to them.”
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HellFire
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March 23, 2011
twenty two years, I see. Circumstances surrounding events when he was around the Austin area working...?
ccfapo
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March 23, 2011
hellfire, what do you mean unanswered questions about my sheriff. I have known him for the past twenty two years.

I agreee with your last line, i am all for that. he got us into another scrape
HellFire
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March 22, 2011
Judging from the article, all the facts posted at that time is what I based my comment on. A Deputy told a friend of yours should be strained with a extra fine sift.

R.A.T. of PO (Speculation is not fact).

All LEO do much more than they get credit for. Unsung hero’s to be sure.

Lot's of unanswered questions about your Sheriff though...

IMPEACH THE ILLEGAL ALIEN MUSLIM IN THE WHITE HOUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ccfapo
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March 22, 2011
Hardhead/hellfire

Dont be to quick to make a decision. One of the investigators with the Sheriffs department told a friend of mine that it was the Sheriffs department that obtained the information and statement that was given to the police which lead to getting the culprits. But Lopez failed to put that in the news. He just wants all the glory. You both sould be proud of the Sheriff department. they accomplish and solve things that never get to the paper.. Check the facts next time. It seems that you have to make the news to get noticed.
HellFire
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March 15, 2011
I’m almost postitive its in the cards. Just like Rivera will when Moody retires in San Pat Co.

Rivera was a better Ranger but Lopez has the people skills and drive. IMHO----

hardhead
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March 15, 2011
Chief Lopez needs to become Sheriff Lopez.