Rosenberg Police Bust Stolen Vehicle with Over $500 Worth of Stolen Meat

Rosenberg Police Bust Stolen Vehicle with Over $500 Worth of Stolen Meat
top: Cornileus Davis and bottom: Robert Stevenson

On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, Rosenberg Police K9 Officer Manriquez made a routine traffic stop that led to the discovery of a stolen vehicle and a cargo of stolen meat, along with drug paraphernalia.

The vehicle in question had been reported stolen from College Station, Texas. Rosenberg Officers, following proper protocol, halted the vehicle and detained its two occupants. Upon inspection, officers noticed a substantial quantity of meat products inside the car, including beef steaks, brisket, and pork chitterlings. The estimated value of the stolen meat exceeded $500.

Further investigation revealed that the meat products had been pilfered from grocery stores in the Katy and Houston areas. Additionally, officers discovered drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle during the course of their examination.

The driver of the stolen vehicle, identified as 32-year-old Cornileus Davis from Pattison, Texas, was arrested for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, a State Jail Felony. Davis faces additional pending charges related to theft. The passenger, identified as 31-year-old Robert Stevenson from Brookshire, Texas, was arrested for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, classified as a Class C Misdemeanor, with further theft charges pending.

Rosenberg Police Chief Jonathan White commended the officers for their diligence, stating, “I applaud our Officers for their vigilance in stopping this criminal episode. Without the intervention of the Officers, more crimes would have likely occurred against citizens and businesses in our area.”