Coin burglary suspect arrested after officer sees him on TV - WDAM.COM - TV 7 - News, Weather and Sports

Coin burglary suspect arrested after officer sees him on TV

Posted: Updated:
Michael Ward Michael Ward
Tracy Lynn Mallewick Tracy Lynn Mallewick
VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A man wanted for burglarizing coin-operated machines in East Texas, has been arrested after an officer recognized him on television.

Tyler police say a Van Zandt County Deputy Constable saw Michael Ward of Canton on television Monday evening. Ward was accused of breaking into a vending machine at a Tyler Holiday Inn on Sunday night.

The officer recognized Ward as his neighbor. He called another officer to the scene, and they apprehended Ward. 

His alleged accomplice, Tracy Lynn Mallewick is still at large. 

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All Rights reserved.

  • LOCALLOCALMore>>

  • Petal hosts Pow Wow for first time

    Petal hosts Pow Wow for first time

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:01:26 GMT
    Dozens of Petal residents and members of nearly one dozen Native-American tribes from six Southeastern states are engaging in an exchange of cultures for the first time in the Friendly City this weekend.More >>
    Members of the Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee and other tribes are taking part in the 12th annual Golden Eagle Pow Wow.More >>
  • Hub City hosts 67th annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Hub City hosts 67th annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:57:35 GMT
    Hundreds of children and their parents got some early Easter presents at Dahmer Park Saturday morning during the 67th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the City of Hattiesburg and the Lion'sMore >>
    The event also featured games for the children. Kids could also have photos made with the Easter Bunny.More >>
  • Sacrifice Fly by Matt Durst Leads Southern Miss Past Louisiana Tech 1-0

    Sacrifice Fly by Matt Durst Leads Southern Miss Past Louisiana Tech 1-0

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:21:52 GMT
    Southern Miss Athletics Press ReleaseHATTIESBURG, Miss. – Matt Durst delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth giving Southern Miss the only run they needed while Christian Talley and Ryan MiltonMore >>
    Matt Durst delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the sixth giving Southern Miss the only run they needed while Christian Talley and Ryan Milton combined to shutout Conference USA foe Louisiana Tech for the second-straight day in a 1-0 decision here Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.More >>