Four homes burglarized in Sunnyside

by Frances Potts

Four homes were burglarized in Sunnyside this week.

Two occured during the night of Wednesday, Oct. 5, with the reports being received by the Sunnyside Police Department at 11:07 p.m. and 11:21 p.m. The other two were reported at 2:36 a.m. and 5:28 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6.

Stereo equipment and DVDs, value as yet undetermined, were taken from a residence in the 500 block of Cemetery Road. Jewelry, a DVD player and a collection of $1 bills were taken from a home in the 1500 block of S. 6th Street. Total loss in that burglary has been estimated at $2,000.

The police received a second call from the homeowner on Cemetery Road, reporting that a knife had been found in the yard.

The value has not been determined yet of the items taken in the other two burglaries-one at a residence in the 700 block of E. North Avenue and one in the 400 block of W. South Hill Road.

Investigating officers were John Rodriguez, Jaime Prieto, Jose Trevino and Skip Lemmon.

In another call, received by the police at 11:38 p.m. Wednesday, it was reported that two juveniles were attempting to remove a window screen at a home in the 1000 block of E. Decatur Avenue. The young men told the investigating officer Trevino that the house belonged to a friend of theirs.


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