Arrest Made in Burglary-Stealing Investigation

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Nevada Police report that an arrest has been made in a recent burglary-stealing investigation.

On June 8, 2014 Nevada Police responded to a reported burglary involving two storage units in the 1300 block of E. Austin. During the course of the investigation several thousand dollars in stolen property has been recovered locally and returned to the victims.

One subject has been taken into custody on charges stemming from this investigation as follows:

Christopher H. Jones, age 27 of Nevada

Jones was booked into the Cedar County Jail on charges filed by the Vernon County Courts as follows:

Burglary 2nd Degree -- C Felony

Stealing -- C Felony

Jones was being held in lieu of a $5,000 bond.

Citizens are encouraged to contact the police if they have any information that would be helpful to combat crime.

For questions regarding crime prevention techniques or to start a Neighborhood Watch Program, contact the Nevada Police Department at 417- 448 -- 5100.

To report criminal activities to the dispatch center call 417- 448 - 2710 or use the Tip Hotline 417- 448 - 5117. Any and all information will be kept confidential.

In an emergency situation, individuals should not hesitate in calling 911.