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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2013 4:30 am

Police arrested a 33-year-old Killeen man they said stole thousands of dollars of cash, jewelry and medication from a man.

Police charged Jose Mario Gonzalez Jr. with burglary of a habitation. Gonzalez confessed to illegally entering and removing property from a home in the 4400 block of East Stagecoach Drive in April, according to an arrest affidavit.

Police arrested Gonzalez at Killeen Police Department headquarters after he admitted breaking into the garage apartment where the burglary took place.

The resident of the home first noticed property missing on April 23, when he realized $4,800 in cash had been taken from a drawer in his bedroom, the affidavit stated.

A few days later, he noticed that medication and jewelry also were missing.

He spoke to Gonzalez’s wife about the missing property, and she told him that she had found pawn tickets for the missing jewelry. Gonzalez’s name was on each of the receipts.

Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke arraigned Gonzalez on Friday, setting his bail at $50,000.

Cooke also arraigned the following:

  • Richard Ray Perdue, 30, on charges of possession of methamphetamine, less than 1 gram, possession of marijuana, less than 2 ounces, unlawful carry of a weapon and possession of a dangerous drug. Perdue’s bail was set at $33,000.
  • Reginald Dennard Cochran, 31, on a charge of possession of marijuana, less than 5 pounds but more than 4 ounces.

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