Planes burglarized at Fort Bend Co. airport

May 15, 2008 12:52:18 PM PDT
Deputies are investigating a burglary at the Westheimer Airport in Fort Bend County.On Tuesday, May 13, 2008, Fort Bend County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Westheimer Airport on FM 1093 in Richmond to investigate a burglary of six aircrafts and storage hangars.

The burglary sometime between 8pm Monday and 8am Tuesday. The suspect or suspects broke into the aircrafts and stole numerous items which included maintenance tools, an air compressor, air wrench tools, a car jump starter and a telescope, only to name a few. One of the planes burglarized was a vintage 1948 Beechcraft Single Engine Bonanza, which resulted in damages estimated at $4,000.

Detectives are requesting anyone with information to call 281-342-TIPS (8477).

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