A burglary suspect is on the run from a Denton law enforcement officer who was in the process of serving the man two warrants for his arrest.When law enforcement arrived at the man’s residence to arrest him, the man began running through driveways and backyards throughout the surrounding neighborhood. The man was last spotted walking towards Interstate 35 East. The man has two outstanding warrants for theft under $2,5000 with two or more previous convictions and burglary of a habitation with intent to commit theft. The theft charge is related to an offense that occurred on July 11. The burglary charge is a second degree felony related to the individual unlocking and driving away in another person’s motor vehicle. Fortunately, the car was found hours later at a nearby location.
Many individuals are not aware that there are actually three ways to commit burglary of a habitation or building under applicable law in the state of Texas. The crime that a person is charged with frequently depends what type of offense a person intends on performing in the building or habitation.
Applicable Laws Concerning Burglary Offenses