Sheriff’s Deputies Seek Weed Eaters
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 2:11 pm
Officers with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a number of recent thefts:
• A complainant visited the sheriff’s department on July 23 and reported the theft of a weed eater, valued at $200. Deputy Travis Turney took the report and faxed a copy to Cannon County Dispatch to be entered in the National Crime Information Center database.
• Deputy Seth Perry was dispatched to a residence onSunny Slope Rd.on July 19 to take a theft report. The complainant said someone had entered an out building and stolen two weed eaters and a leaf blower. No serial numbers were available for any of the items.
• Deputy Seth Perry was dispatched to an address on Hollow Springs Rd.on July 20 to take a report of a burglary resulting in a theft. Deputy Perry was advised by the complainants that someone had come into their home and stolen a Toshiba 37-inch HD LCD TV black in color. One of the complainants attempted to locate a suspect or suspects but was unsuccessful. There was no sign of forced entry nor did it appear any other items were taken. A copy of the report was faxed to Cannon County Dispatch to be entered in the National Crime Information Center database.
• Deputy Brandon Gullett was dispatched to a residence on Shady Lane on July 15 for a report of a burglary which had already occurred. The complainant first advised that someone had struck a mailbox at the corner of Shady Lane and Hurricane Creek Rd., knocking it into a field. It also appeared someone had picked the mailbox up and opened it to get the mail out. Deputy Gullett was unable to obtain prints.
The complainant had not been at the residence for a week. The deputy was advised that a 2500 gallon water tank next to a well house had been stolen. A shed next to the house had been broken into and someone had rummaged through the contents. Several items were missing, including over 2000 rounds of various sizes of ammunition.
A rear door of the residence had a window busted out and a side window screen was removed and damaged and the window raised about 12 inches. The upstairs master bedroom door was damaged and left open.
Deputy Gullett photographed all damage and the case was turned over to Investigator Anthony Young.