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Lizard Thief Arrested by Sulphur Springs Police Department

by frontporchnews



A 19 year old Sulphur Springs woman was arrested after allegedly stealing a bearded dragon lizard from a Sulphur Springs home early Saturday morning.

Sulphur Springs Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance at a home in the 500 block of S. Locust St. in the 3 a.m. hour on July 3rd.

SSPD made contact with  Laura Elaine Ybanez. She admitted that she entered the residence through a window and that she’d been previously issued a criminal trespass warning for the property.

The resident said that Ybanez and four other males had attempted to take a PS3 but he’d been able to recover it.

Ybanez was taken into custody and officers were later informed that a bearded dragon lizard had been stolen from the property. Ybanez admitted to taking the lizard. 

Ybanez was booked into Hopkins County Jail on one charge of criminal trespass and one charge of burglary of a habitation.

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