Three arrested for burglary in Longview
POSTED: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 5:21pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 1:25pm
LONGVIEW — On Tuesday at 1:57 p.m., officers were called to a residential burglary just occurred in the 200 Block of Betty Drive.
The homeowner told police she had seen a white van with Louisiana plates parked by the side of her house. When the homeowner arrived home a short time later she found that her home had been burglarized. Officers immediately began looking for the van.
They located the van in the area of Butler and Hutchings streets. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle and but the driver did not stop and a short pursuit began. The driver of the van finally stopped in the 600 Block of 14th Street. The driver fled from the van but was apprehended and arrested after a short foot chase.
Four male juveniles, who were still inside the van, were arrested on two charges of Burglary of a Habitation and transported to the Gregg County Juvenile Detention Center. They ranged in age from 13 to 16 years old and were all from Longview. The driver of the van, identified as Nakeyta Sharna Norris 17 of Longview, was arrested on two charges of Burglary of a Habitation and Evading Arrest in a Vehicle, and transported to the Gregg County Jail.
Officers recovered a large stolen property found inside the van from two separate burglaries that occurred during the day on January 10, 2012.
From Longview Police Department
Longview Police tell KETK, two juvenile boys, and an adult woman have been arrested for burglary.
The incident happened around 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday in the 200 block of Betty St.
Thats when a woman says she came home and found things missing. She noticed a suspicious van outside the house and called the Longview Police.
The van left before police arrived, but was spotted a short distance away, and was chased for about 8 minutes to the 600 block of 14th St.
The two juveniles were taken to the Juvenile Detention center, and the woman was booked into the Gregg County Jail.
The woman's name has not been released.
They will all be charged with residential burglary, and the driver of the van will also be charged with evading arrest.