Crockett PD arrests 2 burglary suspects, seize guns, cash, pot

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Crockett Police Department arrested two men Friday in connection to a home burglary that occurred on Homewood Drive.

As a result of a three-day investigation by the Crockett Police Department, authorities recovered stolen firearms and approximately $2,779 in cash, and over a pound of marijuana.

On Friday, Crockett Police officers arrested Burvin V. Wooten Jr., 55, in the 700 block of Woolley Drive. He was charged with three counts of theft of a firearm and one count of possession of marijuana. Both charges are state-jail felonies.

They also served three theft of firearm warrants on Jarvas Handsborough, 25, of Crockett, at the Houston County Jail. Handsborough was already in jail on charges stemming from a traffic stop on South Fourth Street on Feb. 5.

The investigation is still ongoing in an attempt to locate additional stolen firearms. Anyone with any information about the burglary on Homewood Drive is encouraged to call Sgt. Clayton Smith or Detective Mike Hickerson at (9236)544-2021 or the Crime Stoppers hot line at (936) 545-TIPS.

Copyright 2014 KTRE. All rights reserved.