Lawrenceburg Now

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Tuesday Crime Report

Aggravated Burglary

   Deputies with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department investigated a burglary at 2 Morgan Road on Friday, May 20. The male resident reported someone had cut a screen and broke a rear window in order to gain access to the interior of the home. Inside, the culprit stole several firearms before fleeing the scene. Loss is estimated at $4,250.


   Investigators with the sheriff’s department are attempting to determine who broke into Mt. Zion Church of Christ on May 20. Larry Laws reported the crime occurred sometime after May 17. Damages of around $800 were reported to a set of double doors. Nothing, however, appeared to be missing.           


   Richard Thomas Shaw reported to deputies on May 20 that someone had stolen his 1988 Honda Accura from his home overnight. He reported the car had been at the home the previous night. When he went outside the next morning, he said the car was nowhere to be found. The car was valued at $1,000.


   Actions of a truck driver resulted in some $2,000 worth of damages at the Summertown Baseball Park on May 21. Larry Parrott reported to sheriff’s deputies that he had spoken with witnesses about damages at the park. They reported the driver of a dark color log truck pulling a trailer had driven through the complex, destroying an awning erected over some bleachers. The driver, they reported, failed to stop.

Burglary, theft, vandalism, criminal trespassing

   Property owner Michael A. Adams reported to deputies on May 22 that criminals had come onto his East McKey Road property, making off with some $3,340 worth of metal. Adams reported the culprit entered a small camper and mobile home on the property. Items were removed from both including aluminum siding, window frames, and all the wiring. A stove, refrigerator, dryer, table, water tank, two propane tanks, and barb wire fencing were also reported missing.


   An instance of vandalism was reported by the occupant of 120 King Avenue, Summertown on May 23. The resident reported she had parked her 2003 Mitsubishi GS in front of the residence. The following morning she discovered someone had scratched the paint down both sides, inflicting damages of around $1,000.

Aggravated burglary

   A washing machine, clothes dryer, television, hand tools, fishing poles and fishing tackle were reported stolen from 311 Redhill Center Road on May 23. Owner Timothy Mark Loyd told deputies someone had backed up to the rear door of the home, from which he was in the process of moving. When the culprit stole the washing machine, he said he cut the hoses rather than disconnecting them. Total loss was estimated at $1,410.


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