Burglaries reported in Montgomery County


August 30th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating several burglaries which occurred Monday afternoon near Red Oak. The thefts took place in an area west of Chautauqua Park. According to Red Oak Police, officers were called to the 1300 block of North 6th Street at around 2:40-p.m., to investigate several vehicle burglaries. Officers were also called to 608 East Oak Street, to investigate a garage break in, where two vehicles had been burglarized.

In each instance, the vehicles were unlocked, with no sign of forced entry. As of this (Tuesday) morning, at least eight theft victims have been identified. The investigation is on-going, and no dollar estimate is available for the property reported stolen.

Anyone with information about Monday’s burglaries is asked to call Red Oak Police at 623-6500 or the Montgomery County Crimestoppers at 800-432-1001.