Monday, September 22, 2014

Winston Strong Burglarized Over the Weekend

The Winston Strong warehouse located at 902 S. Columbus and
Hudspeth Construction at 805 S. Church were burglarized over the weekend.  Power tools were taken from both locations with the majority taken from the Winston Strong facility.

Louisville Police were contacted on Monday morning after the thefts were discovered.Mike Dowd with Winston Strong indicated a significant number of new Milwaukee power tools including cordless drills and saws were taken. A full inventory is being conducted to identify the stolen items.

Tools similar to those stolen from
Winston Strong
Dowd indicated that these items were donated by Milwaukee Tool and were to be used in the construction of new homes by Winston Strong groups for last April's tornado victims.

The burglaries occurred sometime between closing on Friday afternoon (Sept 19) and  Monday morning. LPD investigator Greg Clark is asking for the public's assistance in this case. If you have any information that may be relevant to either of these burglaries, contact the Louisville Police Department at 662-773-3511 or Winston County CrimeStoppers at 662-773-9999.

The community based “Winston Strong” is a 501C3 non-profit established for longer term rebuilding efforts across the community after the April 28th tornado that ravaged parts of Winston County and the City of Louisville.

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