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02/27/2017

Theft of Property

Theft of Property

 

On February 26, 2017 at approximately 11:30 a.m., Deputy McBride was dispatched to 229 Highway 299 in reference to stolen money. Upon arrival, he spoke with the 52 year old female victim. Who stated that a person she had a relationship broke into her residence this morning and took two, one hundred dollar bills from her wallet. Victim stated that the suspect knows how to open the door with it locked, where she could not hear it.

 

Victim stated that the suspect then took the money and paid another individual for a car, that she is attempting to buy. Victim stated that she was talking to the suspect and trying to work their relationship out. Victim stated that she did not think it was going to work out, because the suspect stole the money from her.

 

After speaking to the victim, Deputy McBride made contact with the person who he gave the money to. Witness stated that suspect came to his residence between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m., and paid him two hundred dollars to go towards the payment of the vehicle.

 

Witness stated that the suspect then wrote out a receipt and had witness sign it. Witness stated that he was under the impression that suspect had brought the money for victim. Witness stated that victim contacted him after suspect had gave the money to witness, victim told witness that suspect had stolen the money from her and wanted a receipt written out to her for the two hundred dollars. Witness stated that he wrote out the receipt to victim; and victim then called the sheriff’s office.

 

Witness stated that on February 25, 2017, Victim had come to look at the car. Witness stated that she wanted to take the vehicle to her residence. Witness stated that he let Victim take the car and then he and Victim made a verbal agreement that she would buy the car.