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  http://www.fortbend.crimestoppersweb.com/. 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.