Four arrested after burglaries at Houston wig store, gas station mall without power after Hurricane Beryl – Houston Public Media

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Four people were arrested after they allegedly broke into a Houston wig store and a gas station at a strip mall, both of which were without power after Hurricane Beryl.

The Houston Police Department said these were two separate incidents and that both cases involved two people working together.

In the first incident at 4400 Lockwood Dr. at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, suspects Carlos Flores and Curtis Davis were arrested. The address is a gas station on the corner of a mini-mall that includes a gas station convenience store, Boost Mobile and a Wing Stop.

In the second incident, Amber Washington and Charles Richardson were arrested for assaulting Ultra Wigs at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday at 9401 Cullen Blvd.

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Bail amounts for Flores and Davis were not announced, but Washington and Richardson’s bails were set at $4,000 and $5,000, respectively. All four are charged with burglary of a building.

“These (four) burglary suspects attempted to take advantage of the power outages caused by Hurricane Beryl by breaking into 2 businesses,” HPD said on its Facebook page. “Our officers immediately detained them.”

An HPD spokesman reiterated that the two incidents were separate and unrelated. All four are scheduled to appear in court at 11 a.m. Thursday.