Three people have been charged with committing over 20 residential burglaries in DeWitt County over the past two years.
A five month investigation resulted in the arrest of Shane Matthew Buchel, 39, his wife, Maria Xochitl Buchel, 42, and their son, Shane Andrew Buchel, 17. They are all charged with burglary of a habitation and Shane Buchel is also charged with evading arrest with a vehicle.
According to DeWitt County Sheriff’s Dept. investigator Sgt. Carl Bowen, 22 burglaries were committed throughout the county and property has been recovered in Cuero and Victoria.
He said the process of recovering the property will likely take several weeks.