Greene robbers scott-free for now

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 7, 2004

EUTAW &045;&045; A pair of burglaries last Wednesday in Greene County left two citizens without $4,159 worth of equipment and property.

The robberies, which occurred in Eutaw and Forkland, left the burglars with a huge haul and the victims looking for answers. It is not yet known whether the burglaries are linked, and no arrests have been made.

Greene County Sheriff Johnny Isaac said the Eutaw robbery was the first one reported.

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The list of items stolen was quite extensive and added up to $3,364. Stephens reported a Gateway Computer. Worth $700, a $1,200 entertainment center, an engagement wedding set, worth $600, a 36" television, worth $700, a VCR worth $50, a DVD player, worth $63 and four movies worth $51 stolen.

Isaac said the department is still looking for suspects.

In a second burglary in the Forkland community items worth $795 were reported stolen.

From Smith’s home the burglars stole a VCR, valued at $150, 10 movies, valued at $120, a deep sea rod and reel, valued at $100, a drill, valued at $300 and drill accessories, valued at $75. Smith also reported binoculars, valued at $50 as being stolen.

Isaac said there was also no suspect in the Forkland burglary.

Isaac said he does not believe the burglaries are connected.

In other reports an assault was reported on Dec. 4 at the Boligee BP. Isaac said the assault occurred when an employee was attacked at her job.

Isaac said no warrant has been issued.

The only other complaint occurred in Boligee in a reckless endangerment case. Isaac said a disagreement between two men was the source of this case.

No injuries occurred due to the shots. Isaac said no arrest and no warrants had been issued.