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Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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06/24/2016

Help Us Solve Area Church Burglaries
The Prentiss County Sheriff's Office and Booneville Police are working together to solve a recent rash of Church Burglaries that have occurred beginning with the Reports on May 16th of both Wolfe Creek M B Church and Christ United Methodist Church (Blackland Community), items reported taken in these two burglaries included Flat Panel TV's, Cash, Portable DVD Player and a ViewSonic Projector, a Yamaha Keyboard, Desktop Computer and Monitor and 3 Shure Microphones
These above mentioned Burglaries were believed to have occurred the night before or earlier the day of the report.
 
On June 4th Gaston Baptist Church (North Booneville) was reported Burglarized with two Computer reported taken 1- HP and 1-Dell
 
On June 5th Thrasher Baptist (Thrasher Community) Approx $240 Cash was reported taken.
 
On June 15th Martin Hill Free Will Baptist (East of Boonevile/Martin Hill Community) reports states that a Safe was taken and a small money box with approx.$300 cash was taken.
 
Finally on June 17th Tuscumbia Baptist Church, A small safe was reported taken that contained only documents
 
Investigators are asking for the public's help in catching these Burglars. If anyone has information or leads that might help lead to an arrest or recovery of any of the property, please call Crimestoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS (8477) for a cash reward or the Prenitss County Sheriff's Office (662-728-2002) or Booneville Police Department (662-728-3161). All information will be kept strictly confidential.
 
"Any Burglary or theft is a serious matter, but it is really offensive when someone desecrates a place of worship. We are hoping someone will have a conscience and do the right thing." Randy M Tolar, Sheriff
 
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