Kilgore Auto Burglary Arrest

Kilgore police have made an arrest that may solve a number of auto burglaries. Twenty one year old Cornelius Pegues of Kilgore was taken into custody this morning by police, and charged with several counts of burglary of a vehicle. Police say at least 8 vehicles were burglarized overnight at several Kilgore area apartment sections. The arrest netted police over two thousand dollars of stolen merchandise, and police say that they expect more burglaries were committed and have not been reported yet. Pegues is being held in Kilgore without bond.