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Man Arrested For Burglary Of Home Near Gas Leak Area

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas Police have arrested a burglary suspect who officers said they found removing items from a vacant home in one of the neighborhoods evacuated due to gas line replacements and repairs.

Dallas Police and Dallas Marshals responded to a suspicious person call in the 3500 block of Durango Street on Sunday, March 11 around 5:20 p.m.

Jose Torres-Gonzalez
Jose Torres-Gonzalez

Officers said the suspect did not have permission to be at the home and was stealing the victim's property.

The suspect, Jose Torres-Gonzalez, 30, was arrested for burglary of a building and taken to the Dallas County Jail.

Torres-Gonzalez's bond is set at $50,000.

There is an immigration hold on him as well.

Some 2,800 families have been impacted by evacuations due to Atmos Energy repairs to old gas pipes following gas leaks and a deadly explosion.

Atmos is also warning homeowners of imposters posing as Atmos workers and asking for keys.


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