Christmas thieves caught red handed


HARRIS COUNTY — District 1 night shift deputies and their quick actions are credited with the arrest of four men who burglarized a T-Mobile store in the 12100 block of Veterans Memorial Drive in north Harris County.

On December 25, 2018, deputies were dispatched to an in progress call at the store.

According to police reports, the four men, Kendrick Grant, 23, Tezmon Ross, 25, Marquis Rashad Jones, 26, and Isaiah Anthony Johnson, 25, smashed through a back wall of the building with a sledge hammer.


The men crawled into the business and used a plug-in saw to cut into a safe located in an office area.

They took over 20 iPhone X’s and fled the business.

A witness observed the suspects leave the business, and a description of the silver colored late model Chevrolet Malibu was broadcast in the district.

The Malibu was spotted in the 3100 block of W F.M. 1960, and a felony traffic stop was initiated.

Deputies located a black duffel bag that contained the stolen iPhones.

Inside the trunk of the vehicle was pair of bolt cutters, the saw and a sledge hammer.

The men’s clothes and tools were covered in concrete dust from the burglary.

Harris County District Attorney’s accepted the state jail felony charge of burglary of a building, and for causing nearly $7,000 worth of damage to the building and interior, the state jail felony of criminal mischief $1,500 < $20,000.


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