FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas - The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help identifying men who have been burglarizing cars in the Cinco Ranch Subdivision.
Deputies said they have recently received nine reports of car burglaries in the area.
The first report came into deputies on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on the 7200 block of Alder Springs Court.
According to authorities, residents of the home had surveillance video of two men burglarizing their unlocked vehicle at 3:40 a.m.
The men took an iPad mini, pair of earbuds, wireless speaker and a passport, all valued at $785, officials said.
“This video gives us a good look at one of our suspects in these cases,” said Sheriff Troy E. Nehls. “If this guy looks familiar, call our Crime Stoppers hotline. It is totally confidential and you may make some money.”
Only one of the men was fully visible in the video and he is described as a black thin male about 18 to 25 years old and is about 5 feet 10 inches tall, deputies said.
Surveillance video shows the man having short dark hair and a short dark beard and was wearing light-colored horizontally striped short-sleeve T-shirt, light-colored shorts and sneakers.
In another case on the 21900 block of Northmoor Drive the residents said a person broke into their pickup between 7:30 and 10:25 a.m., deputies said.
The burglar stole a laptop, iPad, checkbook and a briefcase, according to authorities.
In a third a resident said reported someone rummaged through her car and stole $3 and a bible, according to officials.
According to deputies, the other cases happened on Kinwicke Court, Dunhill Court, Winlock Trace Drive, Summerside Drive, Rose Glove Lane, Clearwater Ranch Lane and two separate ones happened on Windcrest Court.
Anyone who has information on this crime is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers 281-342-TIPS (8477) or send a Text Message.
Text FBCCS plus your tip to CRIMES (274637)
You can also submit online: http://www.fortbend.crimestoppersweb.com/
Information, which leads to the apprehension and filing of charges on the suspect(s) involved, could earn you up to $5,000 cash reward.
All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.