Vehicle burglaries are still taking place throughout Cuero. These events have mostly been crimes of opportunity when vehicles are left unlocked with valuables left visible inside.
In the past week, one such crime was photographed using a motion-activated night camera and given to the Cuero Police Department. Soon after, the man who attempted the crime was arrested.
Chief Jay Lewis said, “He was identified by a patrol officer and gave a false name (to the officer).”
Jeremy Louis Powell, 30, of Cuero had previously been arrested in Victoria twice and confessed to two vehicle burglaries.
“Be sure to lock your vehicles,” Lewis said. “Take valuables inside.”
Most of these crimes have taken place between midnight and 5 a.m. Call Cuero PD if any suspicious activity is seen.