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Thefts under investigation in Clarinda


November 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Clarinda are investigating several incidents of the theft which were reported on Monday. Police Chief Keith Brothers says resident Bobby J. Hull reported that his home at 716 N. 12th St had been burglarized sometime during the early morning hours of November 4th. Hull said entry to his home had been gained by removing a screen from a window. Various items of personal property, including money and jewelry were taken from the residence. The estimated value of stolen property is $445.00.

Chief Brothers says Lisa H. Holtz reported Monday that a 1999 Dodge she owns had been broken into while the vehicle was parked in the parking lot at Timber Creek apartments at 1010 N. 16th St. Holtz said $100 in cash was taken from the vehicle sometime during the early morning hours of November 19th.

Also this past Monday, employees at Cardinal Auto Sales in Clarinda reported that a Pioneer brand stereo system had been stolen from a 1993 GMC Suburban that was for sale at the dealership. The theft is believed to have occurred sometime during November 16-19. The value of the stereo system is estimated at $100.00.

And, Clarinda resident Elton Ray Provo reported the theft Monday, of some checks from an account Provo had closed some time ago. The report did not state where Provo believes the checks to have been stolen from. Provo resided for a period of time at Maplewood Trailer Court. He thinks the checks may have been left behind when he moved out of the trailer court.

Additional incidents of theft were reported to Clarinda Police on November 18th and 16th.