Police Catch Suspected Burglar in the Act

Wichita Falls, Texas - One man was arrested Tuesday after police say he was found burglarizing a home.

On Tuesday, around 2:28 pm, officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to the 1000 block of City View Drive in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation in progress. Officers met with the owner who stated no one should be at the residence.

Officers set up a perimeter before making entry into the home. Once inside the residence, officers located 36-year-old Paul Edward Hicks, Jr. of Wichita Falls inside the residence.

Officers located evidence outside of the residence indicating Hicks was stealing items from the residence. During a search, officers located items in Hicks' possession that were taken from the residence, including credit cards.

Hicks was arrested for Burglary of a Habitation.