Police: Suspect Arrested for Burglary of a Habitation and Theft

Wichita Falls, Texas - A man is behind bars after Wichita Falls Police say he was found with stolen shingles in his vehicle.

On May 26th around 8:20 a.m., patrol officers responded to the area of Lake Park and Brenda Hursh in reference to a possible burglary.

A witness believed a subject had just burglarized a residence that was under construction. The suspect vehicle was described as a white four door passenger vehicle.  The witness also gave a good description of the suspect.  

Officers were able to locate and stop the suspect vehicle in the parking lot of United Supermarket on Jacksboro Highway.  The suspect was identified as 47-year-old Robert Lankster.  Approximately ten packs of shingles that were stolen from the backyard of the victim's residence were found in his vehicle.

Additional evidence at the scene suggested that Lankster also entered the residence without consent with the intent of committing a theft of property.  He was arrested for

Theft Under $1500 W/2 Or More Previous Convictions and Burglary of a Habitation.