The complainant told police that he arrived to work on the morning of March 12 to find that the electricity was off in the office and that the back door to the building had been shattered.
He also stated that no one had been in the building since the afternoon two days prior.
After looking around the property, it was discovered that the fuse box outside the building was open with the switch in the “off” position.
The desk drawers in the manager’s office were open, but nothing appeared to be missing from the desk. A Toshiba laptop computer was the only item reported missing at the time of the incident.
A purple latex glove was found in the floor inside the office building.
The case was turned over to detective Chris Lyons.
· Between 6:45 a.m. on March 10 and 11:11 p.m. on March 11, a forced-entry residential burglary occurred on Robins Flight Road in Tunnel Hill resulting in the theft of nearly $3,000 in cash and firearms from the home.
The victim told police that he arrive at his home, went to bedroom to get some money from a “hiding place,” only to find that someone had taken $2,000 from a drawer.
The victim then stated that he checked his nightstand and discovered that someone had also taken his Ruger Mark II .22-caliber pistol and .38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver.
The victim could not provide serial numbers for the firearms at the time the report was filed, but was advised to provide such information when and if it becomes available.
The case was turned over to detective Michael Tinker.
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