Clarinda Police Requests Public’s Help in Solving Residential Burglaries


April 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Clarinda Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a spree of residential burglaries that occurred in the east part of Clarinda during the early morning hours of April 27th. Police Chief Keith Brothers says on Sunday, April 27th, Merlin “Hap” Murphy of 917 E. Lincoln reported that intruders had entered his home, by forcing their way through a window, and stealing some personal items and causing some property damage.

That same morning, Jeremy Morrison, of 323 N. 8th Street reported that his home had also been burglarized and some personal items stolen. Also, Rene “Andy” Kuonen of 623 N. 10th St. reported that someone had unlawfully entered into his home and destroyed some personal property.

The incidents remain under investigation. Anyone with information concerning the identity of the individual(s) who committed one or all of the criminal acts should contact the Clarinda Police Department. Information that leads to an arrest is eligible for a cash reward through the Page County Crime stoppers program.