January 29, 2024

Teenagers From Texas Arrested For Stealing 60 CPC Modules From Vehicles In Richland

Morgan Howard

Three teenagers from Houston, Texas have been arrested for multiple auto burglaries and malicious mischief that happened in Richland.
On January 27, the Richland Police Department was notified of numerous auto burglaries at several businesses inside of the city.
Investigators were dispatched and started to collect evidence. During the investigation, officers determined that over 37 commercial motor vehicles were burglarized and their CPC modules were stolen.
The total loss for the businesses affected by these criminals could exceed $200k. Investigators located a vehicle of interest involved in the burglaries and put out a metro area BOLO.
The same evening, the vehicle of interest was stopped by officers with the Madison Police Department in Madison, Mississippi, and the three occupants were detained for questioning.
Investigators determined the suspects had a hotel room in Clinton, Mississippi.
Immediate surveillance was conducted by members of the Clinton Police Department to prevent the stolen property from being moved.
Investigators executed search warrants on the suspect’s vehicle and the hotel room in Clinton. The findings from the search warrants produced over 60 stolen CPC modules along with burglary tools used in the commission of the burglaries.
The three teens from Houston, Texas are currently behind held in the Rankin County Jail with no bond pending court action.
Police identified the suspects as Kenneth Demarion Lewis, Anthony Gazzara Douglas III, and Javon Catrell Noble.

Kenneth Demarion Lewis
Source: Richland PD
Source: Richland PD
Javon Catrell Noble
Anthony Gazzara Douglas III
Source: Richland PD
Chief Nick McLendon said, “I would like to thank members of the Richland, Madison, Gluckstadt, and Clinton Police Department for their assistance in this case. Networking between agencies becomes a force multiplier where the criminal element stands little chance of avoiding detection and arrest!”
The investigation is ongoing and these individuals are believed to be involved in auto burglaries across the metro. If you have been a victim, please contact Sgt. Westbrook at the Richland Police Department.

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