Man arrested in connection to April firearm theft

WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - A Wichita Falls man was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with a firearm theft from April.

Clarence Byrd, 18, was arrested at around 6:30 a.m.

Officers said they saw Byrd in the 4800 block of Barnett Road and knew he had a warrant out for his arrest.

The warrant stemmed from a report taken on April 20, 2018. A resident in the 5300 block of Blue Stem reported a firearm was stolen from his vehicle. Police said there was no sign of forced entry.

According to WFPD, officers found probable cause that Byrd was responsible for the theft and issued the warrant.

On Tuesday, officers arrested Byrd and he was charged with Theft of a Firearm/Theft from a Motor Vehicle.

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