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·         On 2-28-15 a deputy was dispatched to Woodhaven trailer court on Karafit Rd in Franklin Township in reference to possible burglaries at multiple lots.  Some of the campers/trailers were broken in to and it is unknown what items are missing at this time.  This incident occurred between February 27th at 12:30 PM and February 28th at 12:15 PM.


·         On 3-8-15 a Franklin Township resident came to the Sheriff’s Office to report stolen firearms.  The following firearms were reported stolen from the residence:


o   A Ruger Blackhawk 44 magnum revolver with a 10 and ½ inch barrel. It has black pachmayr grips and was in a leather holster. 

o   A Glock, model 29 10mm handgun with tritium glow in the dark sights that no longer work, with one loaded 15 round magazine.

o   A Thompson Contender with oversized wooden grips that had interchangeable barrels being a .45 long colt and a 410 barrel.

o   A Heritage Arms revolver still in the box also with interchangeable barrels of a .22 caliber long rifle and a .22 magnum.


The Ruger was last seen on February 8th, 2015 and the other three were last seen in January 2015. 


·         Friendly Reminder!

o    Note that the IRS will never: 1) call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill; 2) demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe; 3) require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card; 4) ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone; or 5) threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying. Info courtesy of: (http://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Scams-Consumer-Alerts)



If you have any information on these cases, you are asked to please contact the Detectives Division of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office by calling the Tip Line at 567-890-8477.  Or leave anonymous tip here.

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