Trailer broken into in Montgomery County


April 29th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Montgomery County are asking for your help in solving a break-in and theft. Officials say sometime between April 18th and 28th, someone broke into a trailer located at 1755 223rd Street, south of Red Oak. The victim reported the loss of seven Franklin Mint statues, four of which were part of a National Maritime Historical Society series. The pieces include a Sundial, Spyglass, Barometer, Lantern, Telephone, Meteorological clock and Chronometer. All were gold plated and valued at about $200 each.

The were also about $500 damage done to the trailer. Anyone with information about the crime should call the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 712-623-5107, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-432-1001.