|Several guns taken in recent home burglary; electronics popular items to steal|
|Written by George Browning|
|Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00|
Officers with the Scott County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information on several home burglaries that have taken place recently.
Among those burglaries was one at a home on Mt. Gilead Road in the northeast area of the county.
The homeowner returned from work on January 30 to find evidence of forced entry.
Among items stolen were a Ryobi miter saw, tools, a Sony XBox 360 with two controllers, a 52-inch flattop television and a number of guns.
The guns were described as: a Remington .22 cal. semi-automatic rifle; a Thompson .50 cal. percussion muzzleloader; a CVA .50 cal. muzzleloader with a stainless steel barrel and a composite black stock; an 1861 New Army .45 cal. black powder pistol; and a 7.65x54 Russian Dagunt rifle. Also reported missing was a Martin Cheetah compound bow with rest and sight.
Three guitars were also taken, it was reported, an Ibenez hollow body with sunburst color design, a white Fender with a case and a blond Washburn Flattop.
On January 31, someone pried open a back door to a home on Bray Lane.
Items taken included: a 42-inch Sanyo television, an XBox 360, a Blu Ray DVD player, a black iPod, an iPad II, a Canon digital camcorder, a laptop computer and a class ring with a topaz stone and engraved with the initials GAW.
Anyone with information about these crimes or knowing the whereabouts of any of the merchandise is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Department at 752-8400 or through the 24-hour Tip Line at 752-7898.