Man accused of breaking into same store three times in one week


    Man accused of breaking into same store three times in one week

    A man accused of committing four burglaries in nine days, targeting the same Dollar General store three of those times is now in Jefferson County Jail.

    36-year-old Vernon Flakes of De Berry, Texas is charged with four counts of burglary of a building and one count of attempted burglary after a stretch of break ins from November 4h to November 12th.

    "These people they get up they fix breakfast and they say, 'Where are we gonna steal today?'" says Jefferson County District Attorney Bob Wortham.

    Beaumont police were able to recognize Flakes by the shoes and clothes he was wearing, the same he wore for many of the burglaries.

    KFDM/Fox 4's Chris Mullooly has the full report.


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