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02/11/08 - Tyler

Tyler Police Catch Men With Firearms, Arrest Them For Burglary

Yesterday, just after 8 PM, Tyler police officers stopped a Dodge Ram pickup for a minor traffic offense.  During the investigation, officers discovered two firearms in the vehicle.  The driver, a 25 year old male, was arrested on a charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm.  The only other occupant of the vehicle, an 18 year old male, was arrested for Disorderly Conduct.

Just before 8:30 PM, the police department received a report of a burglary of a habitation in the area of Hillcrest and Front Street.  Officers responding to the reported burglary recognized that the property that was being reported stolen had been seen in the Dodge pickup truck stopped earlier.  Several stolen items were recovered out of the pickup.  The two male occupants were also charged with Burglary of a Habitation.

Police continue to investigate the case.

Cathryn Khalil, reporting. ckhalil@kltv.com.

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