Thefts reported in Red Oak, Thursday


April 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak are investigating three incidents of theft which were reported to authorities Thursday afternoon. At around 2:15-p.m., officers were notified of a burglary which occurred at a residence in the 700 block of East Reed Street. On the scene, the found pry marks and about $150 damage to the back door of the residence. Several items were missing from inside the home, and while the list was still being compiled late Thursday evening, the loss was estimated to be around $2,300.

At around 4:50-p.m. Thursday, Red Oak Police received a report from a woman who lives on East Nuckols Street, that someone had entered her vehicle and stolen a set of keys, along with a picture book. The items were valued at $15.

About 20-minutes later, police officers in Red Oak received a report about prescription narcotics having been stolen from another vehicle on East Nuckols Street. No damage was done to the vehicle in the process. All three incidents remain under investigation, and anyone with information about the crimes is asked to contact the Red Oak Police Department, or Crimestoppers, at 1-800-432-1001.