Sheriff: Father and Son arrested for burglarizing home

Steven Gavabain Stewart (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Department)
Steven Gavabain Stewart (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Department)
Justin Daniel Stewart (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Department)
Justin Daniel Stewart (Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Department)

IZARD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A father and his son were arrested forburglarizing a home in their neighborhood.

According to the Izard County Sheriff's Department, they received acall in reference to a residential burglary in the Cool Water Resort area atSylamore.

They say the owners of the home reported they had left their homeearlier in the day and returned later that same afternoon several items hadbeen taken from their home.

While interviewing some neighbors, authorities came aboutinformation that described two individuals who lived in the same neighborhoodwho were seen by the residence earlier that day.

The victims headed to the suspects' house and found some of theirproperty in the suspects' home. When the victims questioned why their propertywas in the suspects' home they were asked to leave.

Izard County deputies then asked for permission to search the homebut the suspects denied them. After they prepared the search, they discoveredseveral items in the attic which were later identified by the victim.

Two televisions, an XBOX, video games, two controllers, a Sentryspeaker system, two speakers, a hand woven belt, a wooden plaque, a VCR/DVDcombo, TV remote and other items were found in the home that belonged to thevictims.

51-year-old Steven Gavabain Stewart and 25-year-old Justin DanielStewart were arrested and charged with residential burglary charge and theft ofproperty.

Steven Stewart appeared before District T Judge David E. Millerand was released with an Izard County Circuit Court date.

Justin Stewart remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a$20,000 bond.

Sheriff Lawrence said that other property crimes in the Sylamorearea remain under investigation and charges are likely in the next few days.

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