Officers with the Longview Police Department arrested a man and a woman on burglary charges Wednesday after an alert neighbor spotted them unloading items from a golf cart into a car parked on Dartmouth Street, according to a post on the LPD Facebook page.
Daniel Thomas Barnes, 28, of Longview, and Cassidy Dawn Collier, 31, of Gladewater, were both arrested and charged with felony burglary of a habitation. Collier also had outstanding warrants for operating a motor vehicle without a license and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
The two suspects are still being held in the Gregg County Jail, and as of about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, no bond amounts had been set for their charges.
According to the Facebook post, the burglary occurred at a home in the 1500 block of Dartmouth Street at about 10:35 a.m. Wednesday. An alert neighbor recognized a unique golf cart that a man and a woman were unloading and placing the items in a red Chevrolet Cavalier.
“The resident had previously seen the female with blue hair walking on Fairmont Street,” the Facebook post stated. “When the owner arrived home, he recognized that the golf cart was missing along with items from his residence.”
When Longview police officers arrived on the scene, the spotted the man and woman, who were later identified as Barnes and Collier, leaving the woods in Lois Jackson Park on Bill Owens Parkway, the Facebook post stated.
Barnes and Collier were arrested and charged with burglary of a habitation.
“The detectives are still in the process of recovering the victim’s property,” the Facebook post stated.
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