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Multiple burglaries in northeast Columbia might be connected

Friday, February 7, 2014 | 6:06 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — The Boone County Sheriff's Department thinks several burglaries in the Lake of the Woods Road area are connected.

There are no official suspects, detective Tom O'Sullivan said Friday, but the proximity of the crimes to each other has the department looking for ways the thefts might be related.

Burglaries have been reported since mid-December at a convenience store on St. Charles Road and several houses in a nearby residential area. The burglaries have been reported on Godas, North Villa and Pinehurst drives.

In every case but one, forced entry was used in the burglary. In those cases, loose doors or broken windows were used to enter the interior of the buildings.

Items reported stolen include jewelry, a rifle, electronics and cash.

The Sheriff's Department encouraged those with information about the burglaries to call Crime Stoppers at 875-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for any information leading to an arrest.

Supervising editor is Allie Hinga.


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