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Police Investigating Two Montgomery County Burglaries

Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:49:34 CST

Authorities are investigating a pair of burglaries that occurred in Montgomery County earlier in the week.

The two incidents are believed to have occurred some time between the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 10, and the early morning of Wednesday, Dec. 11. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, one of the burglaries happened at a Trucking Business Office in Fillmore. The suspect, or suspects, unlawfully entered the building and stole money and a laptop computer.

The other incident occurred at a farm on North 9th Avenue, approximately 3.5 miles east of Taylor Springs. The suspects stole a black colored PT brand gooseneck dump-style trailer that measures 16-feet long.

Anyone who has information regarding these crimes is urged to contact the Macoupin-Montgomery County Crimestoppers via text by entering 722TIP and a message to the number 274637. Those with info may also call Crimestoppers at 1-800-352-0136.

Any information that leads to an arrest is eligible for a reward of up to $5,000. Crimestoppers reminds everyone that they are interested in the information, and not the submitting person's name. More information about Crimestoppers may be found online at


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