Suspect in more than 30 Tyler car thefts caught in Lufkin

Monday, May 16, 2011 - 12:14pm

Tyler, TX — On Sunday, May 15, 2011 Tyler Police responded to over 30 auto burglaries that occurred during daytime hours in the City of Tyler.

The suspect, later identified as Brian Ruston Linscomb, WM, 05/31/1966, of Orange, Texas, is suspected of breaking into vehicles at Willowbrook Country Club, Bergfeld Park, Faulkner Park, Rose Rudman Park, Woodcreek Center, Broadway Square Mall, Children’s Park, Tyler Tennis and Swim and Tyler Internal Medicine.

A witness followed Lincombs vehicle down 69 South towards Mixon, Texas. Law Enforcement authorities were notified of the information on Linscombs vehicle and determined that he was wanted out of Orange, Texas for Felony Auto Burglary, with a $100,000 bond. Linscomb was spotted in Lufkin, Texas last night and was taken into custody by authorities.

Linscomb is a suspect in over 92 cases of auto burglary in Louisiana. Tyler Investigators are investigating the incidents that occurred yesterday in Tyler and charges are pending.

From Tyler Police Department

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