FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas —Two men have been arrested in connection with several burglary cases in Fort Bend County and other jurisdictions, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office detectives, working on several apartment complex burglaries, were able to tie one man to five cases. A second suspect has been linked to at least one case in the area.
Ed Anderson, 33, of Houston, faces five charges of burglary of habitation in Fort Bend County. On Monday, Houston Police Department arrested Anderson on a warrant from Fort Bend County and is in jail in Houston.
Paul Brito, 26, of Richmond, was taken into custody a day later on Tuesday when he surrendered at the Sheriff’s Office. He has been charged with one count of burglary of a habitation.
Anderson and Brito are linked to two burglary cases in Houston and may be connected to similar cases in Sugar Land, deputies said.
Deputies said all of the Fort Bend County cases are apartment burglaries, including one in the 12100 block of Highway 6; one in New Territory; one on Brand Lane in the Stafford area; and two at an apartment complex on West Bellfort.
Second degree felonies carry a sentence range of 2 to 20 years and may include a fine not to exceed $10,000.
Brito remains in the Fort Bend County Jail under a $100,000 bond.