Groves police charge Port Arthur man with string of robberies, burglaries at apartments

The Groves Police Department believes they have solved several apartment burglaries and aggravated robberies that have happened in the last few weeks after arresting a Port Arthur man.

GROVES - The Groves Police Department believes they have solved several apartment burglaries and aggravated robberies that have happened in the last few weeks after arresting a Port Arthur man.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies with the warrant division arrested Devonte Chentlen after Groves Police identified him as the suspect in the recent burglaries and robberies at the Amber Park and Beverly Place Apartments according to a post on their Facebook page.

Police identified Chentlen and received an arrest warrant for him on Monday and he was arrested the same day according to the post.

Police also recovered a large amount of items stolen during the crimes.

Chentlen's bond was set by Judge Gist at $100,000 according to the post.

Groves Police ask that if you may have been the victim recently of an unreported robbery or burglary at either of these apartments that you contact them at 409-962-0244.

(© 2016 KBMT)


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