1 arrested, 1 taken in for questioning in string of Smith County burglaries
POSTED: Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 10:26am
UPDATED: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 4:24pm
TYLER, TX (KETK) — A joint investigation between the Smith County Sheriff's Office and Henderson County has led to the arrest of Joshua Shapley in connection with several thefts and burglaries in southwest Smith County and eastern Henderson County.
During traffic stop on April 25th, a DPS Trooper found a gun, television and jewelry inside Shapley’s vehicle.
It was determined that these items were from a burglary he had just committed in Frankston.
Shapley is currently in the Henderson County Jail facing charges and is expected to face additional charges in Smith County.
Through a Crimestoppers hotline tip, Brandi Hedricks was taken into custody for questioning in Jacksonville, Texas, late in the evening on May 15th.
Other unnamed suspects are still being sought in conjunction with these crimes.