WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A second man with a history of crimes committed while traveling on a bicycle is also in jail with another burglary of a vehicle charge.
Joseph Byers was arrested for burglary of a vehicle back in July.
Police officers said he had been stopped that night for a bicycle violation, and they later got information about car burglaries from an inmate,
He told police officers Byers asked him to burglarize vehicles, and he agreed to be a lookout for Byers, but he actually never did either.
Byers claimed he had bought a stolen phone from the inmate, which the inmate denied.
Byers has eight arrests in 2019 for burglaries of vehicles, in addition to dozens of other charges.