Large amount of cash and a safe stolen from a Page County vehicle


September 13th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Page County Sheriff’s Office reports they were notified of a theft this (Thursday) morning. Sheriff Lyle Palmer says the victim of the theft, 83-year old Billy Duane Gold, of Shambaugh, reported to authorities $5,000 in cash had been stolen from the glovebox of his pickup truck, which was parked inside his garage next to his residence on 6th Street. Gold also reported a safe in the back seat of the truck was stolen, and various, miscellaneous papers were missing. The incident occurred sometime between 9-p.m. Wednesday and 7-a.m. Thursday. Gold said both the garage and his pickup were locked. The loss, including the cash, safe and papers, amounted to just over $5,050. The incident remains under investigation.