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Three arrested in home invasion

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Wise County Sheriff’s Office arrested three suspects involved in the home invasion of an elderly man in southern Wise County Monday night. The three suspects allegedly bound and beat Jerry Thetford, 73, at his Boonsville home, late Monday night. They bound him by his hands and tossed him in the yard before robbing $2,500 in cash and 31 firearms. Investigators are still searching for additional stolen items. Those arrested include Donald G. Walton, 48, of Poolville, David N. Simmons, 42, of Weatherford and Jennifer L. Perkinson, 46, of Weatherford. The three have been charged aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, and placed in Wise County Jail. Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, Judge Terri Johnson, set bond at $450,000. Walton, Simmons and Perkinson are picture below. Investigators believe there are additional suspects who aided in the planning of the robbery. Anyone with ¬†information is encouraged to contact Sgt. Clint Caddell with Wise County Crime Stoppers at 940-627-5971 ext. 236 or email caddellc@sheriff.co.wise.tx.us, or make an anonymousn tip at ¬†940-627-TIPS (8477).

Donald G. Walton
David N. Simmons
Jennifer L. Perkinson