Car Burglaries in Firethorne Subdivision

Surveillance image of the burglary suspect courtesy of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information concerning a rash of car burglaries in the Firethorne area of Fort Bend County.

In the early morning of Thursday, July 5, a male suspect burglarized 11 vehicles. He was able to steal gas cards, checkbooks, a knife, a lockbox that included a passport and a Social Security card.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 25 years old and about 5-feet, 10-inches tall and thin. He had dark short hair. He was wearing a dark pullover shirt and jeans and dark sneakers. He also was carrying a knapsack in which to store stolen goods.

“We have a decent photo of this guy so someone should be able to make that call and get some cash for a good tip,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls.

Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, Inc. at 281-342-TIPS (8477, or text FBCCS plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be submitted online at All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous. Information that leads to the arrest and filing of charges on the suspects could earn the caller up to a $5,000 cash reward.