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Higher Bond Set for Burglary Suspect

Photo of Devonte Shepard courtesy of Brazos County's Judicial Records Search at: http://justiceweb.co.brazos.tx.us

Photo of Devonte Shepard courtesy of Brazos County’s Judicial Records Search at: http://justiceweb.co.brazos.tx.us

A College Station man arrested Saturday morning for a residential burglary south of the A&M campus remains jailed after his bond was raised.

According to the arrest report, witnesses saw 20 year old Devonte Shepard riding his bicycle for several minutes in the area of Welsh and Guernsey before parking the bike behind some trees and walking behind a house.

Officers saw broken glass and what appeared to be forced entry into the home. They waited outside until Shepard left the house.

Officers located the resident, who was not at home, and confirmed Shepard did not have permission to be there.

Shepard was arrested after officers found a woman’s wristwatch and a cell phone case.

The detective who interviewed Shepard said he admitted to eight more burglaries in the Southgate neighborhood over the last two months.

The detective believes Shepard, who also lives in the area, is responsible for 12 unsolved burglaries since January 1.

Shepard’s bond was set $30,000 dollars.

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Posted by on Aug 19 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.


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