Police arrest alleged burglar at Academy Sports

Police arrest alleged burglar at Academy Sports

On Sunday, Feb. 5, at 10:58 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to Academy Sports & Outdoors, located at 7130 Eastex Freeway, in reference to a burglar alarm, BPD PIO Haley Morrow reported.

When officers arrived, they heard a loud noise inside the store. Additional officers arrived and set up a perimeter around the building. Prior to officers entering the business, the suspect, George Cleveland, a 23 year old Beaumont man, exited the south door. Cleveland had a bag containing several firearms, stolen from the business.

Cleveland was placed under arrest for burglary of a building and transported to the Jefferson County Jail.

- Beaumont Police Department