MCTX Sheriff Arrests Two for Burglary After a Brief Manhunt in Porter

By: Miranda Hahs/Specialist
| Published 02/16/2024


PORTER, TX -- On February 16, 2024, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assigned to the District 3 Patrol Division responded to the Gregory Apartments in Porter, in reference to a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, deputies learned apartment management had witnessed two males breaking into unoccupied apartments to steal the appliances. Due to the swift actions of the deputies on scene, one suspect was located and detained quickly. The second suspect fled the area on foot. MCSO Deputies, Constable Precinct 4 Deputies, and Texas DPS Troopers surrounded the area. MCSO K9 units were utilized to track and locate the suspect who was taken into custody after a brief manhunt.

East Precinct Detectives responded to the scene, interviewed the suspects, and gathered additional information that may link these suspects to multiple other burglaries in the area. Detectives will continue their investigation.

Jordan Lee Edinburgh was arrested for Burglary of a Habitation and Resisting Arrest; he is currently out on bond through Harris County. Reginald D. Coleman was also arrested for Burglary of a Habitation, Unlawful Carry of a Weapon, and Evading Arrest/Detention. Coleman also had an active warrant in Harris County for a probation violation on a deadly conduct charge.

Sheriff Henderson stated: “Today's arrests serve as a powerful testament to the dedication and collaborative efforts of law enforcement agencies in our community. The swift response and coordinated actions exemplify the power of working together as a force multiplier to keep our community safe. I am immensely proud of everyone involved, and I commend their unwavering dedication to upholding the law and protecting our citizens.”

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