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Money stolen from Co-Op

Money stolen from Co-Op

A large amount of cash was reported stolen from the Weakley County Farmer’s Co-Op Wednesday morning and the investigation continues.
According to a report from the Martin Police Department, patrolman John Miller responded Wednesday to Weakley County Farmers Co-Op on 321 Nash St. in reference to a burglary and theft.
Taken in the burglary was about $1,300 from the safe in cash and change. The clerk stated there was about $100 in quarters missing from one of the money bags in the safe and about $145 was missing from one of the drawers in the safe and about $1,000 missing from the other drawer in the safe.
The two drawers and money bags were found to be lying on the table next to the safe with the contents missing.
Damage to the safe was estimated at about $400 and Miller observed that the contents of the safe were scattered throughout the office.
Miller took several pictures of the damaged safe and tool marks and this incident was forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Department.

wcp 4/14/11

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