Burglary and vandalism reported in Villisca & Stanton


July 30th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating separate incidents of burglary and vandalism, which were reported Sunday in Villisca and Stanton. A Villisca resident reported to authorities Sunday afternoon, that someone entered his garage in the 500 block of East 3rd Street, and stole numerous tools. The loss was estimated at $2,000. The incident occurred sometime between July 14th and 19th.

And, a Stanton couple reported to authorities Sunday night, that the south window of their shop located in the 2400 block of 225th Street had been broken sometime between 8:50 and 9:05-p.m., Sunday. When deputies arrived, they determined a rock had penetrated the window, causing $100 damage.

Anyone with information about either of the incidents is asked to call the Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-432-1001, or the Sheriff’s Office at 712-623-5107.