Police investigating rash of break-ins
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 4, 2012
SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a rash of break-ins around the city.
Doris Bowman reported more than $1,100 worth of items stolen from her Willow Street home Monday.
A $500 Bose stereo unit, $100 microwave, $150 banjo, $200 bass guitar, $100 mandolin and $100 leaf blower were among items taken from the residence.
The home also has about $500 worth of damage to the side door and window, which were broken to gain entry.
Police are also investigating the following:
• Tushara Speigner reported a Samsung television worth $300, a $300 Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 video games worth $150 stolen from her Arbor Drive home Monday;
• Mary Morgan reported her $400 class ring and $100 worth of coins stolen from her Longview Avenue home Monday;
• Betty Smyth reported an attempted break-in at her Grove Street residence after returning home to find a broken door Sunday;
• Chambers Realty reported a heat pump worth $4,000 stolen from a Mahaley Avenue property Sunday. A window sustained $50 worth of damage in the break-in;
• Deidra Hoover reported a $300 television, $200 Playstation 2, $150 worth of toys and a $400 Rolex women’s wrist watch stolen from her Ackert Avenue home Saturday;
• Tajvio Walker reported $60 in cash, a $300 Xbox, $200 in gift cards, $300 Toshiba computer, $300 diamond earrings and $100 shoes stolen from his Hamilton Drive home Saturday;
• Teryl Charleston reported a Kitchen Aide mixer worth $200, a $200 electric heater, $100 worth of kerosene, a $315 STIHL leaf blower and $35 worth of towels stolen from her Fisher Street residence Saturday;
• Antwan Thorpe reported a Sony Playstation 3 worth $300, a Sanyo 42-inch plasma TV worth $475, a $250 Acer notebook computer and $175 with of rings stolen from his Henry Laurens Circle home Friday.