cautions residents to be alert, keep doors locked
Last week (Wednesday, January 27), a residential entry on County
Road 400 West had police responding after they were called around
According to Sheriff Tom Grills he responded along with ISP Trooper
Robert Garcia to find the suspect had gained entry to the home by
sliding an object into the door to move the latch. There was no
bolt lock on the door.
The sheriff noted that the female occupant of the home spooked the
male who had gained entry and he fled on foot. He is described as
about 5'6" to 5'8" with medium build, dark colored hair
that is not shoulder length, but longer than normal, with a small
A possible suspect vehicle is a newer white suburban or large pickup
with a shell. It appeared the male may have been dropped off and
then picked up.
Sheriff Grills cautions residents to keep their doors locked and
secured with slide latches or bolt locks.
If you see any suspicious activity call police at 689-5555 or 689-5000.