Crime of the Week: Several wheels taken from Polk County car dealership
Polk County Enterprise, August 2007
LIVINGSTON — Polk County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and Grand Jury indictment of the person or persons involved in the theft of several sets of wheels from a local auto dealership, Crime Stoppers coordinator, Det. Stan Galloway said.
If you have any information about the theft or have seen anyone with several sets of wheels similar to those shown in the accompanying photo, please contact the Corrigan Police
Department, Polk County Sheriff’s Office, or Polk County Crime Stoppers.
Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward for information on the recent burglary of a building on Horace Bonds Road.
Approximately $5,400 in tools was reported missing, including a generator, chain saw, welding tools and hand tools were taken from the location off Highway 350 North.
Polk County sheriff’s deputies are also investigating several burglaries in the Scenic Loop area, Galloway said. Miscellaneous tools and a pressure washer are reported missing.
After a break-in off Piney Creek Road in the north part of the county, the property owner reported a 500-round box of shells stolen along with an SKS rifle and a high-powered scope were taken. Another scope off a .22 semi-automatic rifle and a .270 caliber rifle were stolen, Galloway said. Around $2,000 worth of property was taken in the burglary.
Crime Stoppers is also continuing to seek information about the person or persons involved in the toppling of grave markers at the Forest Hills Cemetery on South Washington in Livingston.
City and county investigators are also continuing their search for suspects in a spate of copper thefts from several Polk County businesses this spring and summer. Anyone with information about any of these incidents is asked to call (936) 327-STOP.