US Marshals searching for man suspected in several burglaries across Austin area

Kevin Pelzel is wanted for burglarizing a Central Austin home on July 29th. (Photo courtesy: Lone Star Fugitive Task Force)

Kevin Pelzel, 43, is wanted for burglarizing a central Austin home on July 29th.

"The residence was burglarized through a back window during broad daylight. The victim said the burglary took place between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.," said Deputy U.S. Marshal Brandon Filla.

The burglar took small electronic items and jewelry. Austin police soon found that jewelry at the Cash America pawn shop on North Lamar.

"Those jewelry items were very specific, they were described by the victim to be a bracelet with charms on it, these charms were inscribed with dates and names on them," said Filla.

Police say the items were pawned on the same date and within a mile of the burglary – and pelzel showed identification at the pawn shop. Pelzel has a history of crimes just like this one dating back to 1993.

"He has approximately four instances where he's been arrested for theft of property, original thefts, or shoplifting," said Filla.

Kevin Pelzel's last address was on North Pear Street in Rockdale. He's 6-feet tall and weighs 240 pounds. If you have any information on his whereabouts call the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force at 512-800-4213.

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