Stealing/Burglary Suspected Arrested and Officially Charged

(Jefferson County) The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the party they believe to be responsible for multiple stealing and burglary cases at a local storage facility has officially been arrested and charged.

According to a press release, 31-year-old Danny Castillo has been charged with two counts of Burglary in the 2nd Degree, a Class D felony, two counts of Property Damage in the 1st Degree, a Class E felony, as well as one count of stealing $750 or more, a Class D felony, and Stealing $150 or less.

Castillo is accused of burglarizing VLR Self Storage in Barnhart twice.

On May 3rd, Castillo is believed to have pried open a door of a storage unit and then smashed through interior walls to get into other units.

Jewelry and electronics were reported missing following the break-in.

On May 5th, Casillo is believed to have returned to the business and again forced his way into multiple storage units as well as the business office.

Tools, a cell phone and copies of storage unit keys were reported missing following the second break-in.

Castillo is currently being held at the Jefferson County Jail on a $300,000 cash or surety bond.