Rash of Burglaries in Tipton County

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(Tipton County) On 17 July 2012 the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office received complaints of six residential burglaries which were in close proximity. 

The burglaries were reported on McCain Road, Keeling Road, Hogan Road, Sanders Road and 2 on Pickens Store Road in Covington. 

Detectives in the Criminal Investigations Division established entry was made into the homes by kicking in the doors then stealing electronics, flat screen TVs, jewelry and a handgun. 

The investigations indicate that the victim’s were not home at the time of the burglaries and after returning home found their homes burglarized. 

The incidents happened during daytime working hours on Tuesday, 17 July 2012.  

“We think the suspects in this case were casing the homes and when no one answered the door, then entry was made.  We need help from the citizen’s in this community who may have seen or come in contact with any suspicious individuals that morning or if someone has seen any suspicious vehicles in their neighborhoods to contact the Criminal Investigation Division,” says Tipton County Sheriff J.T. ‘Pancho’ Chumley.

If anyone has information in this case, please call the Criminal Investigations Division at 901-475-3300, Central Dispatch after hours at 901-475-4300, phone in tips at 901-475-3007, email tips to Sheriff@tiptonco.com.”

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