North Santa Rosa

Numerous Vehicles Burglarized During Graveside Funeral Service in Milton

by Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, August 8, 2011 at 12:42pm

 On Saturday, August 6th, 2011, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 6208 Stewart Street, Milton, FL (Serenity Gardens Cemetery) in reference to numerous vehicle burglaries that occurred during a graveside funeral service. When deputies arrived, they found that five vehicle burglaries had occurred while the owners were attending a graveside service approximately 50 yards away. The burglaries occurred between 1040 hours and 1130 hours. Three of the vehicles that were burglarized were left unlocked. One of the vehicles that was burglarized had a side window that was broken out with a window punch, allowing the suspect(s) to gain access. The fifth vehicle was damaged due to the suspect(s) attempting to break out two side windows with a window punch. The glass didn’t shatter as planned, but several small cracks were present showing the attempted entry. The damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1000.00. The suspect(s) took items such as purses, cash, cell phones, identification cards, credit cards, and other miscellaneous items. The total value of all items taken is approximately $3382.00. No suspects are known at this time. Anyone with information concerning the burglaries is asked to contact Santa Rosa County Crime Stoppers at 437-STOP or You will remain anonymous and you could receive a cash reward of up to $1000.00.
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