Family Dollar burglary suspect arrested leaving scene

Matthew Norman

Matthew Norman, 27, was arrested for burglary of a building Feb. 20 after police responded to a burglary in progress at Family Dollar located at 1550 Calder Ave. in Beaumont.

According to the Beaumont Police Department (BPD), officers were dispatched to the location at about 8:50 a.m. Several witnesses at the scene described the suspect to police, and investigating officers caught up with the allleged thief as he was walking away from the area. Police investigating a separate burglary also reportedly recognized the suspect from surveillance footage captured during that incident.  

Norman was transported to the Jefferson County Jail, where he remained at the time of this report.