A parolee from Hewitt implicated in dozens of burglaries of vehicles parked in area churches, hospitals and nursing homes, as well as credit card fraud, was sentenced to 35 years in prison Thursday.
Jeffery Bryan Fyke, 37, who was charged as a habitual criminal, pleaded guilty to four counts of abusing credit cards owned by elderly individuals.
In exchange for his guilty plea, Fyke was sentenced to four concurrent 35-year prison terms.
Police served a search warrant on Fyke’s home in December and found about 150 items — mostly purses and wallets — that police determined were stolen in dozens of area burglaries.
Waco, Woodway, Lorena and Hewitt police say they have cleared cases related to the cache of items found at Fyke’s home.
Fyke pleaded guilty to using credit cards stolen from elderly individuals to make purchases at Waco-area stores.
He has two previous convictions for burglary of a habitation and faced a minimum of 25 years in prison as a habitual offender.