Tyler man arrested for breaking into cattle company

Published on Monday, 10 February 2014 22:00 - Written by Staff Reports

A Tyler man was arrested Friday for allegedly breaking into a cattle company.

The Smith County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Tennison Cattle Company at 10:15 a.m., according to a news release.

The owner told deputies he locked the store the previous evening, and when he got there in the morning the door was wide open. A truck also was burglarized and several items were taken, the release states. The owner gave authorities a list of possible suspects.

A deputy followed up on the names and some of the stolen items in the back of a truck belonging to Jacob McDougal, 22, of Tyler.

McDougal was arrested and the property was returned, the release states.

McDougal is suspected of being involved in several other burglaries in the county, the release states. His bond was set at $2,000.