King said that a large amount of property from those burglaries was recovered near the Hampton Inn Hotel in Lindale. He said that the vehicle involved in those robberies was identified as a gray Nissan Altima. The vehicle does not have a front license plate, and it is believed it has a dealer license plate on the rear of the vehicle, according to King.
Chief King asks that anyone who has information regarding this crime or who sees the vehicle call the Smith County Sheriff's Department or the Lindale ISD Police Department.
Law enforcement officials stress that citizens should be vigilant to notice unusual vehicles in your area, or anyone who is out of place, who may be hanging around areas where they look out of place.They also say that valuables should never be left in a vehicle, and that vehicles should always be locked.
"Anything that is in plain view, like purses, GPS systems, firearms, computers or even cell phones, attract the attention of thieves. Never leave them in your vehicle. Also, remember to lock the doors of your vehicle at all times," Sgt. Stockwell with the Smith County Sheriff's Office said on Wednesday.
The Smith County Sheriff's Office can be reached at 903-590-2661. The Lindale ISD Police Department's number is 903-881-4066.