POLICE Department

Surveillance Video Released in Auto Part Store Thefts

June 8, 2017 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying at least seven suspects wanted inmore than 50 burglaries of auto parts stores that have occurred throughout north Houston and Harris County. 

It is believed at least seven suspects are working in groups of two to three persons.  The suspects are described only black males between 30 to 50 years of age with different builds. 

The suspects have used a white Ford van, dark colored sedans and a dark, solid-colored Ford Ranger with a two-tone tailgate and a horizontal silver plate along the middle. There are no license plate descriptions available. 

Surveillance video of the suspects can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at:https://youtu.be/276acFZiQA8 and https://youtu.be/c_L-XVQQ34s.

Since December 2016, these suspects are believed to have committed more than 50 burglaries throughout north Houston and Harris County and also other cases in Houston and Pasadena.  It is believed they are responsible for more than $120,000 in losses and damages.  In all cases the suspects make entry through a glass front door or window of the businesses and then carry out car batteries and 3-ton car jacks.

Anyone with information these cases is urged to contact the North Division Priority Investigation Unit at 832-394-3781 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.  

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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.