continue throughout county
Wanda English Burnett
A homeowner in Batesville came home on Sunday, September 4 to
find someone had broken into their home and taken several items.
According to information from the Batesville Police Department,
they responded to the home on Chateau Boulevard about 9:15 p.m.
The homeowner reported that someone had broken into their home
through a window. Taken were items such as jewelry, money and
If you have any information about the burglary you can contact
the Batesville Police at 812-934-3131. Callers can remain anonymous.
The problem of burglary stretches from the northern part of the
county to the southern part with the area of Friendship being
hit recently as well.
According to information from Sheriff Tom Grills, he said his
deputies are working a large amount of burglaries. He said they
are being reported as daytime burglaries.
Sheriff Grills said the same items are taken at each burglary
and include: electroncis, guns, jewelry etc. I urge everyone
to be cognizant of their neighborhoods, watch for suspicious vehicles,
and persons, the sheriff told the Osgood Journal.
He went on to say, We are going to need the communitys
help in this as we dont have the manpower to be proactive.
The sheriff said he has asked for the council to approve additional
deputies, but so far they have not. Crime is not going away
by any means, he stated.
Call police if you see suspicious activity. Your call can remain
anonymous. You can contact the sheriffs department at 812-689-5555