Pawn shop burglary suspect caught after riding bike without a light

Christopher Harper (Williamson County Jail Photo)
Christopher Harper (Williamson County Jail Photo)

CEDAR PARK, Texas (KXAN) — Officers Jesus Castillo and Bronson Buell were working the night shift when they stopped a man for riding his bicycle without a light.

After pulling him over, the Cedar Park officers noticed his type of bicycle and the logo on his backpack were similar to those matching a wanted burglary suspect.

A detective working the case, Tony Alvarez, was able to get an arrest warrant for Christopher David Harper, 20, who police believe is behind robberies of The Gun Store, at 200 Buttercup Creek Blvd., on April 1, and Best Pawn, located at 1401 N. Bell Blvd, on March 29 and April 15.

Harper is suspected of stealing a Chinese sword valued at $25, a BB gun valued at $15 and two inoperable Civil War replica guns each valued at $125. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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