A man charged in several Hays burglaries waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was granted a continuance on entering a plea Tuesday in Ellis County District Court.
Larry Shifflett faces six felony charges including four residential burglaries and aggravated burglary on Oct. 19 in Hays and possession of methamphetamine.
He is being held in Ellis County Jail in lieu of a $75,000 bond.
Shifflett was apprehended Oct. 19 after a pursuit in Ellsworth County after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Hays, according to the Hays Police Department.
Earlier that day, HPD received a report of a residential burglary and arrested Cantessa D. Muncy. A search for Shifflett was conducted and police later issued a public alert for him.
Shifflett’s attorney, Cheryl Stewart, explained to Judge Blake Bittel more time was needed to iron out some details of the plea agreement. Bittel granted the request for continuance of the plea until 11:30 a.m. Dec. 17.
Shifflett is charged with felony aggravated burglary in the 2400 block of Lincoln and felony dwelling burglary at residences in the 1700 block of Sunset Trail, two in the 2400 block of Main and one in the 2700 block of Canal, and felony possession of meth.
A preliminary hearing for Muncy is scheduled for 9 a.m. Dec. 14. She is charged with felony aggravated burglary in the 2400 block of Lincoln, felony dwelling burglary for the Sunset Trail and Canal Boulevard addresses and felony possession of meth.
She is in custody in the Ellis County Jail in lieu of a $60,000 bond.