Thieves Take $40K Worth Of Goods During Home Burglary

The central Kentucky Sheriff's Department is trying to solve a string of home burglaries.

As Clark County heists go, the on Waterworks Road was a biggie.

More than 40 thousand dollars worth of guns, jewelry and other items were taken, and authorities are convinced that the same thieves have hit this exact area repeatedly in recent months.

"Yes, we've had several burglaries the last 6 or 7 months out on the south and west end of the county," said Sheriff Berl Perdue, Jr.:"We feel like it's probably the same people. We've had a description of a gold colored car, a Chevy Impala, in the area on three of our burglaries."

The home was ransacked in this latest burglary in which the victims lost some items of great sentimental value.

"The victim had been collecting these guns ever since he was a young man, a child actually, and a lot of these guns were also handed down from his father and his brother, and in the same way, some of the jewelry that was taken from his wife was handed down from the family and had more sentimental value than it would monetary," Perdue said.

The burglaries along country roads have all taken place in the broad daylight of late morning or early afternoon.

"When people were at work or on the farm working, whatever, so you really don't have homes close together where they can really watch each other that closely<" Perdue said.

That's why the Sheriff is asking for anyone who sees the car in question or has any helpful information to please call his department.


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  • by viewer on Jan 18, 2009 at 03:34 AM
    where is the grammer and spelling police get on the wkyt staff you get on me when I mispell a word
  • by just wondering on Jan 17, 2009 at 05:44 PM
    I was also wondering what in the world is a golf colored car is. I have never heard of that color.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 17, 2009 at 09:37 AM
    It's a typo....it's supposed to be a gold colored car
  • by Steve Location: Ky. on Jan 17, 2009 at 04:55 AM
    What is a golf colored car????
  • by steve on Jan 16, 2009 at 06:46 PM
    a good shotgun with buckshot is what these stupid thieves need to sorry to work peoples boiling point will be reached soon they are getting tired of this.

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