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BY JOSH PRESLEY
The West Point Police Department is advising all residents to keep a close check on their valuables, as burglaries continue to be an issue in the city. WPPD Chief Investigator Albert Lee said the summer months see more and more burglaries, especially of items that are outside and unsecured.
About 12:30 p.m. June 4, officers responded to the 300 block of West Main Street in reference to an alleged burglary of a dwelling. According to the incident report, the victim arrived home to discover a bedroom window broken out. A 50-inch TCL flat-screen television was allegedly stolen. The serial number for the TV was O034MN00345.
About 3:30 p.m. June 16, officers responded to the Shell station on West Main Street in reference to a burglary from a vehicle. According to the incident report, while the vehicle owner was inside the store, someone allegedly took a firearm from the center console of his automobile. The gun was a black .380 caliber Hi-Point hand gun with a red stripe down the barrel. The serial number for the gun was P883595.
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