(Nacogdoches Tx) Two men are in custody and a large amount of stolen property has been recovered after officers executed a search warrant late Wednesday.
Nacogdoches Police Detectives, assisted by officers from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Angelina County Sheriff’s Office and the Lufkin Police Department executed a search warrant at a remote location in Cherokee County. Officers located a large amount of stolen property to include tools and a one ton truck. The tools and truck were reported stolen in a burglary at Ace Fence Company in Nacogdoches earlier this week.
Daniel Lee Mettlen, age 43 of Pollock is charged with Felony Theft and has a Parole revocation warrant. Larry Gordon Mettlen, age 57 of Wells is charged with Felony Theft. They were arrested last night in Cherokee County. Both are being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail.
Detectives continue to investigate this case and more property recovery and arrests are possible.