Livingston PD Identifies Multiple Suspects from Violent Burglary/Assault that Occurred in Livingston in May, LIVINGSTON, October 20, 2016 - The Livingston Police Department, in conjunction with the local Texas Ranger and other agencies have identified five suspects from Houston who were allegedly involved in a Livingston home burglary. During the burglary, the elderly home owner was tied up and assaulted. (EDITOR'S NOTE: We don't have pictures of the suspects at this time). The following is a press release from the Livingston Police Department:
On May 20, 2016 at approximately 9:50 a.m. the Livingston Police Department responded to a 911 phone call in regards to a burglary that had just occurred at a residence located at 203 White Oak Street. Upon Officers arrival they learned that the elderly home owner had been bound and physically assaulted by multiple suspects with weapons during the burglary. The Livingston Police Department processed the crime scene and recovered several items of evidence that were later submitted to the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Lab for analysis. During the investigation, the Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Lab was able to positively identify two suspects from evidence collected and recovered at the crime scene by the Livingston Police Department. Those two suspects have been identified as Leonel Cruz(17) and John Ramirez(18) both of Houston. The Livingston Police Department and the Texas Rangers conducted multiple interviews during the investigation, and with the assistance of the Sugarland Police Department, Fort Bend County Sheriff=s Office and the Houston Police Department Homicide Division, three additional suspects were identified as Larry Cinco(30), Jose Hernandez(28) and Eduin Vences(30) all from Houston and involved in the Aggravated Robbery. The Livingston Police Department has four of the five suspects in custody and all five suspects have been charged with the felony offenses of Aggravated Robbery and Burglary of Habitation Intend to Commit Other Felonies regarding this investigation and their bail has been set at $500,000.00 per charge. The Livingston Police Department and Texas Rangers are continuing with the investigation and more arrests could be forth coming as the investigation continues.
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