The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating a rash of burglaries and thefts occurring in the southwest part of Lamar County. Sheriff
Detectives were investigating the burglary of a building off FM 1184 where multiple items were taken from a shop building. The value of the items stolen in the burglary resulted in property loss of more than $6,500. Sheriff detectives were able to recover a majority of the owner’s property including a 4-wheeler, welder, plasma cutter, and roll-around tool chest.
Sheriff detectives identified three suspects connected with this burglary.
Arrest warrants were obtained for felony theft of property greater than $2500 but less than $30K for a Ricky Joel Seat, 35, Colton Paul Booker, 36, and Ty Norman Warner 26. Both Seat and Booker remain in the Lamar County Jail on bonds totaling $5,000 each. Warner remains in the Hopkins County Jail awaiting transport.
Anyone with information on these or other crimes, please contact the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division or Crime Stoppers at 903-785-TIPS. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.