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Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary

Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary
Smith County Jail

POSTED: Friday, August 15, 2014 - 1:38pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 15, 2014 - 1:41pm

Authorities arrested a Flint teenager Thursday after it was discovered he was allegedly responsible for an April burglary.

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, a deputy and K-9 officer took into custody Broderick Willis, 18, of Flint, on a warrant in the 18000 block of Briarcrest. The suspect is charged with burglary of a habitation. The warrant was issued by Judge Kerry Russell of the 17th State District Court.

Willis allegedly committed a burglary at a home on April 24, 2014, located at  Holcomb Circle in the southwestern part of Smith County. Among the items taken were several credit cards, a leather wallet and a purse. 

Since his arrest, he has also been charged with three probation violations, including theft of a firearm, theft of property, and possession of a controlled substance. 

Willis is currently being held in the Smith County Jail on $100,000 bond.  

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