Man Arrested Numerous Times Across Texas is Behind Bars

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A man who has been arrested numerous times in Wichita Falls and other places around Texas in shoplifting cases is back in Wichita County jail.

29-year-old Austin Bounds is jailed in connection with four Wichita County cases and one from Williamson County.

He was arrested in Wichita Falls last December in what police say appeared to be a “team” shoplifting scheme at Best Buy in which they say a camera was taken.

Bounds and a 28-year-old woman were charged with theft with previous convictions.

Officers say there appeared to be three people working together bounds cutting the security sensor off the camera, the woman putting her purse down so bounds could put the camera inside, and another man serving as a lookout or diversion.

A witness told police the three left in a car and went to Target, where officers tased one suspect and found the other man and the woman hiding in the store.

Police say they found other stolen items in the car.

Bound was re-arrested for bond violations and a bench warrant for theft, and an evading arrest charge from Williamson County in connection with a rash of thefts in the Round Rock and Austin area.

Police there say Bounds is known there as A-town, or Billy the Kid and has arrests dating back to 2002.

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