Nine arrested in string of burglaries

April 27, 2011 4:21:18 PM PDT
Investigators think they have solved a string of burglaries involving a half dozen juveniles. According to the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office, for the past few months, a string of burglaries targeting homes and vehicles have been reported throughout several subdivisions in the northwest Harris County area. On April 5, deputies identified six juvenile males and three adult male suspects in burglaries in the following subdivisions: Oaks of Devonshire, Enchanted Oaks, Forest North, Bridgestone and Municipal Utility District 110.

Investigators say they have been able to link all of the suspects to nine of the burglaries. Charges of engaging in organized criminal activity were filed on six juveniles and one adult suspect. He has been identified as Scott James D'Agrella, 17, who lives in the Bridgestone subdivision.

A separate charge of burglary of habitation was filed on Taylor Blake Tobias, 17. William Scott Aubertm, 17 was charged with fraudulent use of an ID for allegedly being involved with the pawning of stolen property. An additional burglary of a habitation charge was filed on Calvin B. Harris, 21.

The juveniles charged in these offenses are 15 and 16 years old. Several of the charged juveniles claim to be affiliated with a gang identified as SMB -- "Self Made Boss."

Authorities say many of the suspects involved live in the subdivisions where the crimes were committed and some even knew their victims.

The investigating deputies were able to recover more than $7,000 of stolen property from the suspect's residences. Property recovered included television sets, jewelry, computers, electronic equipment, iPods and firearms.

Deputies are still investigating several other juveniles and adults who are believed to be associated with similar crimes in the area.

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