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Nacogdoches Co. authorities trace phone calls to ID burglary suspect

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From the Nacogdoches County Constable Office Precinct 4

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX - The Nacogdoches County Constable Office Precinct 4 has arrested a Corrigan man for burglary of a habitation. Constable Bridges stated that his office has been conducting an ongoing investigation into a burglary that occurred in Etoile, Texas on February 25, 2012.

Constable Jason Bridges stated that his office was able to link the suspect to the burglary by various long distance phone calls that were made from the victim's house. Bridges stated that he believes the suspect may have entered the residence more than once and made various long distance phone calls once inside the residence. Various items were also taken from the residence.

Bridges stated that through phone records, we were able to track those phone calls down to different residences in Corrigan, Texas. Through further investigation the constable office was able to directly identify the suspect and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.

During the course of the investigation Constable Bridges stated that the suspect was arrested by the Polk County Sheriff Office on March 2, 2012 for a probation violation for the offense of Burglary.

Constable Bridges stated that charges were filed on Anthony Wayne Jones 24 years of age from Corrigan, Texas. A hold was placed on Jones at the Polk County Jail for Burglary of a Habitation 2nd Felony. Bridges stated that Jones will be transported back to Nacogdoches County when he is released on the probation violation charges that occurred in Polk County.  The constable Office is also investigating several other prowler calls that have occurred in the Morgan Cove area during that time in February 2012 that Jones is also a suspect in. Bridges stated that more charges may follow.

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