Graves Co. deputies investigate burglary ring | Crime
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The Graves County Sheriff's Office found several items in a home they say were taken in a series of burglaries in the area.
According to Sheriff Dewayne Redmon, a deputy responded to a home on KY 129 in Dukedom to a burglary complaint around 10:44 p.m. on July 2.
The victim told the deputy she had left around 3:15 p.m. and returned home around 10 p.m. to find her carport door was open. When she checked the home,she found the back window was shattered and someone had went through the home.
Sheriff's deputies say items taken include:
- Revolver .22 cal silver with wood grips and a tan holster
- Several rings, bracelets and earrings valued around $700
Around 11:30 p.m., deputies received information that another burglary was reported in Weakley County. They say a neighbor told them three black males in a burgundy Pontiac knocked on his door. When he answered, they said they were lost and needed directions to Fulton.
The neighbor told deputies he realized they were lying, so he followed them as they left his driveway. He was able to get a license plate number, which deputies say came back to a home on Eddings Street in Fulton.
Graves County Sheriff’s deputies along with Kentucky State Police, Fulton Police, South Fulton Police and Weekly County Sheriffs deputies responded to the home and detained several suspects.
Deputies say written consent to search was given by the home owner, and inside they found several stolen TVs, video game systems, jewelry, two long guns and a stolen revolver.
According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, there were other break-ins in the same area that were reported as well. Items from these burglaries were also recovered at the home in Fulton.
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