Arkansas Burglars Hit Homes During Funerals

August 14, 2013

Authorities in Faulkner County, Ark., say it appears local burglars have been reading the obituaries and breaking into homes while the owners are away a funerals.

A woman’s home in Conway was burglarized on Aug. 7 while she was attending her husband’s funeral. Authorities say at least two other similar burglaries have occurred.

The Aug. 7 victim, Debra Storment, told Little Rock television station KATV that she wants people to be aware of the danger.

Conway police have an online form that residents can fill out if they want officers to check their residence while they are away.

Investigators say they’re not sure that the three burglaries are linked.

 

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  • August 15, 2013 at 11:50 am
    mdagent says:
    Talk about kicking someone when they are down.
  • August 14, 2013 at 5:26 pm
    Scott says:
    Whether the crimes are related or not, anyone caught doing this using this method simply need to be taken out - period.
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