Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Tuesday Morning Burglary/Water Association Funds Taken

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is investigating a break-in and burglary that occurred on Tuesday morning around 2:30 at a residence on Hwy 15N. The homeowner reported hearing a sound at 2:30 am but did not discover the break-in until 6:30 am at which time, he contacted law enforcement.

A window in the home had been broken out and a metal money box was taken. The perpetrator apparently extended in through the window to reach the box. The box contained funds from customers collected for the High Point Water Association. The box contained several checks and cash of around $500.

If you have any information on this crime, please contact the Winston County Sheriff's Office at 662-773-5881 or Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999.