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Clearview Baptist Church in Marshall burglarized

Stephen Shiflett & Wesley Hawkins. Photo Source: Marshall Police Department Stephen Shiflett & Wesley Hawkins. Photo Source: Marshall Police Department

Released by The Marshall Police Department:

MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) - On Thursday January 27, 2011 at approximately 11:50am, the
Marshall Police Department dispatched officers to 1000 Denton Street (Clearview Baptist Church) in reference to a burglary that had taken place.

Upon arrival on the scene the officers received a description of the suspect and the vehicle that was driven by the suspect along with the license plate number.

After further investigation, a traffic stop was initiated on the suspects vehicle and Stephen Carey Shiflett, DOB 09/26/1982 of Marshall was positively identified and placed under arrest for Burglary of a Building which is a State Jail Felony. The investigation is on going with several
charges pending against Shiflett.

On Thursday February 3, 2011 at approximately 10:54pm, the Marshall Police Department dispatched officers to 3001 Hynson Springs Road (West Side Church of Christ) in reference to a burglary alarm.

Upon arrival on scene, officers found the church had been burglarized as well as a van that belonged to the church. Upon checking a residence that belonged to the church a suspect was located still inside.

The suspect failed to give his correct name upon initial contact with the officers but gave his correct name a short time later. The suspect was identified as Wesley Charles Hawkins, DOB 05/23/1988 of Marshall was placed under arrest for Burglary of a Building; Burglary of a Vehicle; Burglary of a Residence; Failure to Identify-Fugitive and the suspect also had a M.P.D. Warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Both suspects were booked into the HCSO jail. Shiflett's bond was set at $7,500 for the Burglary of a Building. Wesley's bonds were set as follows: $7,500 for the Burglary of a
Building; $10,000 for the Burglary of a Habitation; $3,000 Burglary of a Vehicle and for the Failure to Identify-Fugitive as well.

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