Deputy's patrol car broken into, M-16 rifle stolen | Crime
Jonesboro police say sometime overnight someone broke into a Craighead County sheriff’s deputy’s patrol car and stole an M-16 rifle.
The deputy told Officer Chris Perry the break-in happened sometime between 6 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 1100-block of Walkers Place.
According to Perry’s initial report, the suspect tore the seal around the passenger window to gain entry.
Once inside, the suspect stole an M-16 A-2 3-round burst mini patrol rifle valued at $1,500.
The deputy’s SWAT gear--which included a vest, gas mask, helmet and box of ammunition—was also taken. The items were found behind the apartment.
The cruiser was taken to the Craighead County Sheriff’s Department for processing.
If you have any information on this break-in, call CrimeStoppers at 935-STOP.
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