Lamar Co. burglary suspect arrested

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PARIS, TX -- The Lamar County Sheriff's Office and Paris Police teamed up to put a suspected thief behind bars.

42-year-old Loren Jenkins, of Paris, was arrested and confessed to burglary.

The Lamar County Sheriff's Office contacted Paris Police Tuesday afternoon that they were working a burglary in the View Point community. Around 11 Tuesday night, a sergeant with the Paris Police Department spotted a vehicle in McDonald's parking lot, and a man inside that fit the sheriff's office suspect description.

Officers detained Jenkins and he was released into Sheriff's Investigators custody.