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Two Preserve at Deerfield Homes Burglarized

The following information was supplied by the Milton police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Two Preserve at Deerfield Homes Burglarized

A juvenile returned to his family's Deerfield Trail home to find someone had broken in and ransacked the apartment. After calling his mother, she called police.

noticed pry marks on the door. Reported missing was a TV, Sony PS3 gaming unit, camcorder, iPad, laptop and jewelry, all worth an estimated $8,110.

The family's upstairs neighbor said he heard dragging sounds and doors opening and closing at around noon that day.

At 5 p.m., another resident reported to Milton police that someone had broken into his apartment.

When police arrived they discovered pry marks on the front door. Entering the home, it was clear that electronics were missing. Once they cleared the home, the victim was allowed to enter.

Missing were two flat panel TVs, two game consoles and games,  a computer tablet, a laptop and a digital camera, all worth an estimated $2,225.

Milton Man Missing Tools, Payment for Cow

Power tools are missing from a Milton man's property, and he suspects an employee who took his cow to auction and never gave him the proceeds from the sale.

On April 11 the victim asked his employee to take one of his cows to auction. But his employee not only took one of his cows, he also allegedly took another cow owned by his neighbor. The victim said the employee admitted taking the second cow and promised to return it.

Three days earlier the victim discovered three fences down and $1,100 in tools missing. He's filed a police report in Cherokee County as well as with Milton police because other items were missing from property he owns there.

For questions about this blotter, email Bob Pepalis.


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