5th person charged in Jose Altuve home burglary case after allegedly trying to buy stolen watches

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5th person charged in Jose Altuve home break-in, records show
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Court records show a fifth person, Edwin Boulous, was charged with breaking into Jose Altuve's home on Astros Opening Day.

HEDWIG VILLAGE, Texas (KTRK) -- A man has been charged with theft after allegedly trying to buy watches stolen from Jose Altuve's Hedwig Village home on Opening Day for the Houston Astros.

Court documents show 35-year-old Edwin Boulous is the fifth person charged in connection to the March 30 heist resulting in the swiping of seven watches.

During probable cause court, it was revealed that Boulous allegedly tried to purchase some of the watches knowing they had been stolen.

Four other people, Patrick Maxey, 27; Jordan Tarniella, 25; Jasmyn Hall, 20; and William Jones Jr., 28, were also charged in connection to the player's home burglary.

ORIGINAL REPORT: Jose Altuve burglarized: At least 7 of the Astros star's watches taken in March heist, records show

According to records, Maxey, Tarneilla, and Jones were charged with burglary of a habitation following the incident.

Then, charges of hindering apprehension and evading arrest were filed against Hall for allegedly helping Jones hide from police on April 13 in connection to the burglary.

Records also revealed Maxey and Jones had prior burglary convictions dating back to 2016.

They're all expected in court later this month except for Maxey, whose next court date is July 14.

Boulous posted his $20,000 bond and is expected to appear in court on Thursday.