Burglar Caught Hiding in Woods, LIVINGSTON, May 21, 2021 - On Thursday, May 13, 2021, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a homeowner stating that his building was actively being burglarized and that they could see the suspect on remote surveillance video. Deputies responded to the residence near Mangum Road, but by the time they arrived, the suspect had left the scene.
The complainant was able to provide a description of the suspect, as Deputies and Detectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, along with the assistance of the Polk County Fire Marshall, responded to the location and began to search the area near the residence. Deputies quickly located the suspect in a thick wooded area near the residence. The suspect was detained and immediately identified as Steven Beaird. After further investigation, several items of stolen property was recovered and Steven Beaird was subsequently arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail, without incident.
Any information you may have in this case or any other case in Polk County, please submit a tip at p3tips.com, (the P3 App), or call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 936-327-STOP, where you can remain anonymous and may collect a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. You may also contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division directly and speak to a Detective, at 936-327-6810. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Registration Officer can be reached at 936-329-9064.
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