On May 8th, 2019, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Unit was tasked with patrolling the Lee Rd area due to an increase of Entering Autos. During this assignment, deputies identified a subject by the name of James Robert Thomason who was actively wanted for an Entering Auto that had occurred in early January, 2019.
Deputies located Mr. Thomason at a residence in Chestnut Log Subdivision where he was taken into custody on this outstanding warrant. Further investigation revealed that Mr. Thomason had property in his possession that was taken from current entering autos that had occurred in the Chestnut Log subdivision.
He was also identified as a suspect from a shoplifting that had occurred at a local Dollar General Store. Mr. Thomason was turned over to the Douglas County Jail where he was charged with 14 counts of Entering Autos. The shoplifting case is still under investigation with charges pending.