JACKSBORO—A breaking and entering investigation resulted in the arrest of a woman and another man who was allegedly hiding under a bed to evade an outstanding warrant.
Saturday, Officer Mike Caudill, with the Jacksboro Police Department, was dispatched to a residence in reference to a female reportedly attempting to break into a home, records indicated.
Upon arrival, a witness alleged a female with black hair, wearing a black shirt and black shorts attempted to enter into the neighbor’s residence, according to JPD records.
The suspect used a pair of hedge shears to pry the door open, according to witness accounts obtained from police records.
Caudill’s report also indicated the witness confronted the suspect who then reportedly ran from the residence.
During the investigation Caudill received a tip the suspect was at a nearby residence.
Upon arrival Caudill received permission from the homeowner to search that residence.
During the search Caudill found Shelley Ann Keith, 32, 841 Main St., Jacksboro, allegedly changing clothes in the back room of the house.
After confronting Keith, she allegedly agreed to return to the scene where a witness allegedly identified Keith as the suspect, records indicated.
After arresting Keith, they returned to the residence Keith was located, according to the report.
During a search, Caudill allegedly found William Pete Suttles, 47, 1011 Kyle St., LaFollette, hiding under the bed with Keith’s clothes, records indicated.
The clothes were reportedly logged as evidence.
Suttles, convicted in 2012 of assaulting Keith and her grandmother with a frying pan, reportedly had active arrest warrants for child support and violating probation.
Keith was charged with aggravated burglary.
Suttles was arrested and charged with violation of probation and attachment child support.