Bolt cutters and a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue was pulled from the suspects' vehicle.
Deputies Arrest 2 Theft Suspects, GOODRICH, October 3, 2014 - At 7:28am on October 3, 2014, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked at Restland Cemetary on US Hwy 59 South , in Livingston, Texas.
Deputy Dustin Lowery arrived on scene and observed two white males fleeing in to the wooded area behind the cemetery.
Lowery was immediately joined by several Sheriff’s Office personnel who assisted in the search for the subjects. Jason Wiggins and Collin Herndon, both from the Montgomery County area, were apprehended hiding in a wooded area.
Both Wiggins and Herndon were found to be in possession of burglary tools as well as methamphetamine. They were both placed under arrest and charged with theft, possession of a controlled substance and evading police.
Detective David Mitchell with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is working several active cases involving burglaries at the cemetery where landscape and lawn equipment was stolen.
If anyone has any information regarding the burglaries, they are asked to contact Detective David Mitchell at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at (936) 329-9027 or call Crime Stoppers at 936-327-STOP where you can remain anonymous and may collect a cash reward for the information leading to an arrest.
The suspects' vehicle was recovered by Fawbush Body Shop.
Jason Wiggins of Montgomery County was caught first.
Colline Wade Herndon, 20, of Montgomery County was apprehended by Deputy Mark Dubose (right). Deputy Mike Nettles (left) assists.
Detective David Mitchell with the Polk County Sheriff's Office combs the suspects small Chevy truck for evidence.
A bag filled with fishing reels (probably stolen) was in the bed of the suspects' pickup.
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