Deputies get break in case
Houston County Courier - January 2010
CROCKETT - On Tuesday, Jan. 12 the Houston County Sheriff’s Office got a break in solving two burglaries that happened in the county, outside of the city limits of Crockett.
His case will be presented to the Houston County Attorney for prosecution.
In the course of the investigations, the deputies were able to lift fingerprints from one of the burglary crime scenes.
These prints were sent to the lab for comparison and they came back with a match to a juvenile suspect.
The juvenile was brought to the sheriff’s office for questioning, and confessed to two of the burglaries.
The juvenile had three stolen firearms still in his possession, which were recovered and returned to the owner.
The juvenile was magistrated and released.