- Special Sections
BY JOSH PRESLEY
West Point Police Department is looking for any information on a string of robberies from automobiles in late 2012.
About 11:15 a.m. Nov. 29, 2012, officers responded to the 600 block of Grove Street in reference to a burglary from a vehicle. The owner reported that a Savage .270 caliber rifle with a Simmons ATE scope was allegedly stolen from his automobile. According to the incident report, the owner believed the door to the vehicle was left unlocked. The rifle is valued at $450 and the serial number is E780559.
About 11 a.m. Dec. 13, 2012, officers responded to the Handy-Mart service station on Highway 45 North in reference to an alleged stolen wallet. According to the incident report, the owner of the vehicle entered the store and came back to the vehicle to find a wallet with more than $1,000 in cash allegedly taken from the car. According to the report, a check of the storeâ€™s security cameras revealed no information about the alleged thief.
About 7:40 a.m., Dec. 15, 2012, officers responded to the 100 block of East Jordan Street in reference to a wallet allegedly stolen from the center console of a truck. According to that report, the owner arrived home about midnight, and repeatedly heard their dog barking. Upon checking outside, the owner reported seeing papers strewn about outside the house. A wallet containing bank cards, a driverâ€™s license and a checkbook was allegedly taken from the ownerâ€™s truck, but no cash was taken.
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