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Burglars hit lumber company
Houston County Courier - September 2008
By Daphne Hereford
Managing Editor

Burglars cut through a fence at Stowe Lumber Company during the night on Friday, Sept. 5 and made away with an upright air compressor valued at nearly $600.

According to Crockett Police Department reports, the theft of the Campbell Hausfeld compressor

was reported to authorities at 8

a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 by a store employee.

The employee said the person or persons responsible cut the fence in two separate places and drug the 26-gallon machine across the property located in the 800 block of South First Street.

Charlotte Kimble, with Stowe Lumber Company, said they were offering a $200 reward for information leading to the solution of the case and urged anyone with information to notify authorities.

In addition, Houston County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in the case.

CPD Officer T.V. Baker said as of press time Wednesday the case was still under inv




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