SCSO seeking public assistance with case

SCSO seeking public assistance with case
26 Mar 2018

In the early morning hours of March 10, 2018, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) received a call of a burglary and stolen vehicle.

Officers met with the complainant who advised he had arrived at his residence to find it had been burglarized and his vehicle taken. The suspect(s) rummaged through the residence and forced open a Brinks safe and took $2,000 in cash and two Austin State Bank checkbooks. After burglarizing the residence, the suspect(s) left in a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 belonging to the complainant.

Later during the day of March 10, the vehicle in question was recovered in the Timpson area. The vehicle was heavily damaged and some parts were stripped off. Several items were missing from the vehicle including cash, multiple hand tools, power tools and two guns – a Smith & Wesson .380 caliber pistol and a Remington Model 48 20 gauge shotgun.

The SCSO is asking for assistance from the public regarding this case. Please call 936-598-5601 if you have any information