The Hillcrest burglars who pawned a stolen digital camera with photos of the crooks celebrating their haul has led to a bust. Read all about it in a note from Police Chief Stuart Thomas.

UPDATE: Several readers inquired after the well-being of the accused burglar reported hospitalized two days after his arrest at a motel. Shame on you for jumping to conclusions. A police spokesman said the suspect was not injured by police. He complained of chest pains and was hospitalized at UAMS for treatment. He is under guard in conditions appreciably better than the Pulaski County lockup. And better for law-abiding citizens than being on the streets.


UPDATE II: Readers were correct to inquire. Police Lt. Terry Hastings apparently misinformed me about the hospitalized burglar. According to a full police report quoted in the Democrat-Gazette this morning, the accused suffered injuries to his arms when tackled by police after he refused to submit to arrest. He has been released from the hospital, the D-G said.