Suspects sought in Walls burglaries

DeSoto County Sheriff’s deputies are on the hunt for suspects in a series of business break ins and burglaries that have taken place in the Walls area.  

The department Wednesday put out a poster asking for the public’s assistance in finding a vehicle that has been part of a number of burglaries.  

One of the incidents took place at the Walls Water Association, where the suspect or suspects broke a lock on the gate and took a trailer and excavator. 

Detectives say the vehicle in question is a gray Chevrolet Silverado Z71, either 2014 or 2015 model year.  There is a Z71 sticker on the rear passenger side and a dent on the front passenger fender. The vehicle also has a dark tint of the windows and it appears to have aftermarket headlights.  

Through surveillance video that captured the vehicle image, it has been determined that a while male, height to 5-foot-10 to six-feet, cut the lock with bolt cutters. 

Anyone with information about the vehicle or the thefts is asked to contact the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department at 662-469-8514 or email Det. English at

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