Police bust Home Burglary ring, clear several cases (Press Release)

by Public Information Officer, Friday, June 19, 2015, 10:48 (1278 days ago)

Suspect – Jarvis Kimble, DOB 10/09/91 Burglary of Habitation, Felon in Possession of Firearm, Class B Poss. Marijuana
Suspect – Lakeisha Nelson, DOB 08/07/80 Receiving Stolen Property
Both suspects from Dallas

ABILENE TX- Two people have been arrested and two more arrests could follow after an alert Police Officer discovered a stolen car he initially stopped for a traffic violation on June 11, 2015. Officer Matt Stiles stopped a 2004 Hyundai in the 500 block of E.S. 11th for no license plate on the front of the car. A check showed the car to be stolen out of Dallas. Upon questioning Jarvis Kimble from Dallas and Lakeisha Nelson also from Dallas, a small amount of marijuana was discovered along with a black handgun which also came back as stolen from Dallas. Mr. Kimble was a felon and was arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Felon. The car was impounded and taken for evidence. Both suspects were taken to the Law Enforcement Center for questioning. Criminal Investigation Division Detectives were called in to help with some property found in the vehicle which was later discovered to be stolen out of several Abilene homes which had been burglarized earlier the same day. In all, several thousands of dollars in stolen property involving several home burglaries reported that same day were cleared. Kimble and Nelson admitted to coming to Abilene, renting a room at a local hotel with another friend, and began breaking into houses on Thursday, June 11 and stealing electronics, movies, computer equipment and much more.

The investigation continues and more charges could follow pending the investigation. Detectives were able to return most of the property to the rightful homeowners.


Jarvis Kimble, DOB 10/09/91


Lakeisha Nelson, DOB 08/07/80

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