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Mercer crime stoppers seek burglars

August 07, 2003

HARRODSBURG Mercer County Crime Stoppers have chosen a burglary as the crime of the month for August.

Someone broke into a vehicle parked in the South Magnolia Street Apartments parking lot at about 3 a.m. July 28. The vehicle's window was broken to gain entry to the vehicle, causing about $500 damage. They took 100 children's compact discs valued at $1,000 and a radar detector with a value of $50.

Mercer County Crime Stoppers pays cash for information leading to the arrest and conviction for any major crime or the prevention of a crime. For this case, crime stoppers will pay $400 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people who committed this crime. Anyone with such information may call Mercer County Crime Stoppers at (859) 733-9115.

Meanwhile, members of the Harrodsburg Police Department have received 75 complaints of forged checks in July and August alone. In most cases, the checks were stolen from the owner. Checks should be kept in a safe place, police advise.

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