|Crimestoppers Reports a Rash of Electronics Thefts|
|Written by Adam Hicks|
|Friday, 27 June 2008 11:09|
There have been a series of break-ins and larcenies reported in the town of Boone recently involving electronics items being stolen. Televisions and video game consoles are among the majority of items stolen.
Two break-ins were reported at Brown Heights Apartments on Eric Lane. The first occurred between the hours of 2:00 P.M. on June 19th and 9:00 A.M. on June 20th. A 52-in HD plasma television and assorted jewelry was reported stolen. The second break-in was reported between the hours of 11:00 P.M. on June 19th and 11:00 A.M. on June 20th. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the apartment. In both cases, the suspect entered the apartment through a window.
The third break-in was reported on June 20th. This break-in occurred at Appalachian South Apartments on Charlotte Ann Lane. This incident reportedly occurred between the hours of 2:00 A.M. on June 19th and 10:30 A.M. on the 20th. The suspect entered the apartment through an unsecured door. A 37-inch LCD television and a Sony Playstation 3 video game console were reportedly taken.
There were two additional break-in and larcenies reported to have occurred at Cedar Creek Apartments located on Leola St. near Wal-Mart. The first occurred between the hours of 4:00 P.M. and 10:00 P.M. on June 19th. An XBOX 360 video game console was stolen along with 3 XBOX 360 games. The second break-in was reported to have occurred between the hours of 12:30 P.M. and 1:30 P.M. on June 19th. A laptop computer, assorted DVD movies, and an undisclosed amount of money were stolen. It is unknown how the suspect entered these apartments.
Another break-in occurred at Boone Village Club Apartments on Furman Road. There were two female residents in the apartment when it was entered by an unknown white male. The suspect was described as being of thin build, approximately 6 feet tall with short, brown, straight hair. The residents locked themselves inside a bedroom and then left through a window. There was no property reported missing from the residence.
Anyone with information concerning these crimes is urged to call Crimestoppers at 828-268-6959.
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