DPD investigating two break-ins at golf course

Diboll Police Department investigators are following up on several leads and hope to soon make arrests of those suspected in breaking into the Neches Pines Golf Course maintenance shed and also damaging the greens.

DPD was notified that the course’s maintenance shed had been broken into on Aug. 22. The culprit or culprits took a two-way handheld radio and damaged several items, including the greens, according to police reports.

Two days later, the course was targeted again.

Once an arrest is made the suspect or suspects could be charged with burglary, a second-degree felony and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.

Concession stand burglary suspect arrested

Diboll Police Department investigators have identified a Diboll juvenile as the suspect in the Old Orchard Park baseball field concession stand.

DPD received notification that the concession stand had been broken into and several items stolen on Aug. 15, according to Detective Norman Williams. Among the items taken were a stereo, hand cart, refrigerator dolly, microwave, mid-size Coca-Cola cooler, and a Gatorade ice barrel — totaling $1,770.

Officers located the items at a Diboll residence. The suspect has been referred to Juvenile Probation for prosecution and could possibly be charged with burglary, a second-degree felony.

DPD officials said they would like to remind citizens that if they have any information pertaining to a crime they can contact the Diboll Police Department Criminal Investigations Department and leave a tip, anonymously if they prefer. The DPD number is 936-829-5586.

The Diboll Police Department is dedicated to serving our community through the protection of life, property and the prevention of crime. The department will work to enforce the laws, maintain order, educate the public and provide public assistance for ensuring the highest quality of life.