Released by Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office:
VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX - On December 1, 2010 Investigators from the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office received information on a Crime Stoppers tip in reference to the Arson / Burglaries that occurred on VZCR 2314 on November 27, 2010.
Investigators were able to get a Burglary of Habitation Warrant signed based on the information provided.
With the assistance of family members, 35 year old Chad Eric Darby turned himself in to the Van Zandt County Justice Center. A 13 year old Juvenile was arrested at a residence in Kemp, TX. in connection with the series of burglaries and is currently being housed at the Van Zandt County Juvenile Detention Center.
The Investigators recovered over $50,000 of electronics, jewelry, firearms, tools and other miscellaneous items from two separate residences located in Kemp TX, and Van Zandt County.
The Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office believes the recovered items will also result in solving other burglaries in the area.