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Guns, jewelry, TVs recovered in search
Polk County Enterprise
LIVINGSTON — The investigation accompanying the arrest of Michael Eugene Carter, 39, of Livingston on May 4, for burglary of a habitation, detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has cleared a number of other cases in Polk County as well as Paris, Texas. Carter is being held at the Polk County jail in lieu of a $25,000 bond. Detectives Christopher Lima, Richard Delaney, and Stan Galloway n o t i c e d the burglary was similar in nature to s e v e r a l other burg l a r i e s reported a r o u n d the county. B a s e d on information gathered during the investigation. The detectives executed two search warrants in Polk County, recovering stolen jewelry, guns, and TVs at both locations. Detectives also identified a large amount of stolen jewelry in several Houston Pawn Shops in addition to the stolen property seized that was identified from several burglaries in Lamar County, Paris, Texas. On May 7, Carter was charged with three more counts of burglary of a habitation in Polk County after detectives conducted interviews and obtained subsequent confessions. Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are in the process of obtaining a warrant of arrest for burglary of a habitation in connection with offenses committed in there jurisdiction. Several thousand dollars worth of stolen property has already been recovered that was reported stolen from the four burglaries in Polk County and the burglaries in Lamar County, with more property to be recovered from the Houston Pawn Shops by Polk County Detectives.