Smith County Sheriff's Office seeks help locating suspect

Published on Friday, 15 August 2014 11:16 - Written by

By Kenneth Dean

According to information from the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, detectives are requesting help in locating a suspect in a residential burglary.

The suspect is identified as Aaron Bowers, 41, of Tyler, who was released from Smith County Jail at approximately 7:05 p.m. Thursday after serving time on a criminal trespassing charge.

At approximately 1:48 a.m. on Friday, Smith County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a call regarding a burglary of a mobile home located in the 12800 block of Highway 31 West in the western part of Smith County.

Patrol deputies responded to the call and took the victim’s statement and the homeowner said she returned home to find the suspect fleeing her residence with various household items and running into the woods behind her home.

The homeowner said she recognized Bowers, as he has frequently been in the neighborhood due to having relatives living nearby.

If you have information where Bowers may be located, please contact the Smith County Sheriff’s Office at 903-566-6600.  For more information on the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, visit .

The Sheriff’s Office also has a Facebook page and can be followed on Twitter at @SmithCSO.