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Crime Stoppers tip leads to generator thief arrest

3:52 PM Mon, Sep 29, 2008 |
Michelle Ponto
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On Wednesday, an anonymous informant called the Crime Stoppers Tip Line and provided information that Billy Underhill was responsible for the theft of a generator belonging to AT&T.;

AT&T; began restoring telephone connections throughout the city after Hurricane Ike rumbled through Houston and surrounding areas. To help restore service to customers, AT&T; placed numerous generators throughout the streets of Houston.

One of these generators were stolen, but thanks to a concerned citizen, Crime Stoppers were told to check out Billy Underhill as a possible suspect.

It turns out that Underhill not only had the missing diesel generator, but several other stolen items.

On Underhill was charged with Theft of the generator under cause number 1184637 and is currently out on bond awaiting trial. The investigation is continuing in an attempt to identify the owner of the other stolen items and additional charges may be filed.

Crime Stoppers is proud to partner with the citizens, law enforcement, and the media in helping keep our City safe during these difficult times.




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