Deputies with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division executed a search warrant in Titus County with the assistance of Titus County Sheriff’s Office. The order stemmed from a theft Deputies were investigating that occurred at a business in Deport on May 17. Store video surveillance showed the suspects removing over $7200 in cash and merchandise from the company without the owner’s knowledge.
Deputies were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Brandon Edward LeBeau, 28, of Talco, for Theft of Prop from $2500 to $30,000 and executed the search warrant at his residence. LeBeau was later arrested by Titus County Sheriff’s Office and transported to their jail without incident where he was arraigned and released on a $4,000 bond. The investigation is ongoing with other arrests expected.