In the early morning hours of Friday, November 1, 2019, multiple auto burglaries were reported in the City of Beaumont. During the course of these investigations, surveillance video indicated that the suspect was a white male driving a silver Infiniti vehicle. At 4:14 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the Residence Inn, located at 5380 Clearwater Ct, in reference to a suspicious silver Infiniti in the parking lot. Officers arrived and detained the suspect, identified as Mark Timothy Roberts, a 28 year old Beaumont resident. During the investigation, evidence was located that tied Roberts to at least one auto burglary and an auto theft. Roberts spoke with Detectives before being transported to the Jefferson County Jail where he was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and Burglary of a Motor Vehicle. The investigation is on-going.
BPD would like to thank the citizens who obtained surveillance video that captured the suspect committing the crimes and the vigilant citizen who called in the suspicious activity at Residence Inn.