Apartment burglar caught, two others on the run

Brownsville Police Department: Mario Alberto Avalos

Brownsville police are searching for two suspects involved in an apartment burglary.

Authorities said Mario Alberto Avalos and two other men burglarized a home at the JJ Apartments.

The 30-year-old was taken into custody as he attempted to flee from the apartments on 224 South Iowa Road.

Two other suspects got away on foot, according to police.

Avalos was charged with burglary of habitation, evading on foot and engaging in organized criminal activity.

His bond TMs total $30,500.

Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to contact Brownsville Crime Stoppers at 546-TIPS.